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Performance Descriptions

Performance Descriptions

Show times and locations vary from day to day, so check at the box office when you arrive for a complete schedule. If you are planning a Field Trip you can inquire when calling to book your trip.

Ballgame Physics
Learn how Newton's laws of motion can be applied to your favorite sports.

Cryogenics - The Big Chill
Join us in this demonstration of its chilling feats and freezing cold temperatures.

Duck, Duck, Gray Moose!
Learn about moose in this puppet show for preschool students and find out what scientists are doing about the dwindling moose population in Minnesota.

Fermentation Demonstration - by Michael Ritchie & Richard Rousseau
Investigate the chemistry and history of beer.

Fire Triangle
Join us for a live combustion demonstration where we explore the roles of heat, oxygen and fuel in different types of fires.

Free Fall
Explore various theories on air resistance and acceleration, while watching objects fall from 50 feet in the air.

Goldie's Bears
Goldie needs help looking for all the different kinds of bears in the world—all 8 major species.

I'm No Einstein
At every show you'll have the opportunity to meet a different scientist from the past... but no Einstein.

Jax and the Big Data Beanstalk
Join us for a familiar story with a scientific twist. In this comedy, learn about big data visualization and meet a giant puppet.

Me, Myself and Microbes - written by the Museum of Science, Boston
Did you know you are not alone? 100 trillion bacteria live in your body. Join us to find out how scientists are studying the human microbiome in search of cures for diseases.

Sound All Around
Preschoolers, join us for this noisy demonstration and explore the sound all around you.

Splish and Splash
Choose your own adventure with our water droplets, Splish and Splash, and explore the many ways in which humans use water in this comedic performance.

The Way the Ball Bounces - written by Holly W. Kerby of Fusion Science Theatre
Participate in the scientific process! In this comedic performance, we will ask a question, hypothesize, experiment, model, and demonstrate our results.

Would You Buy That?
Come and exercise your 'buying power' in this interactive show about nanoscience.