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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.

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.

Float My Boat
In this interactive demonstration, preschoolers will experiment with everyday objects to see if they sink or float.

Fossil Feud
You can be a contestant on Fossil Feud! In this live game show, you will learn about dinosaurs and then test your fossil knowledge.

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

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.

Planet Earth Decision Theatre
Did you know humans are now the dominant force of change on the planet? Cast your vote about the future health of our planet in this interactive presentation.

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.

Wheel of the Future
A game show about nanoscience!

Wonder Brain
The human brain is an organ of endless wonder, and so much of this wonder happens when children are young. Explore how young brain development impacts us all. This program complements the Wonder Years exhibition and is a great show for adults.

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