Science Live Theatre

Science Live Theatre, Demonstrations and Presentations! Included with admission. 20-minute shows are the perfect complement to your curriculum.

Science Live Theater, Demonstrations and Presentations! Included with admission. Short shows, 20 minutes or less, are the perfect complement to your curriculum. Teachers may request any show that matches the given times. Reservations must be received three weeks in advance. All shows, unless otherwise noted, are on the Atrium Stage on level 3.

Demonstrations & Presentations
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

Ballgame Physics
Physics
Enjoyed by 2nd – 12th grade

Come jump, hit and kick with us and learn how Newton’s laws of motion can improve your game.

Cryogenics
Physics
Enjoyed by 3rd – 12th grade

Meet our special guest: Liquid Nitrogen! Join us in this demonstration of its chilling feats and freezing cold temperatures.

Destination Outer Space
Physics and Current Science
Enjoyed by 3rd – 12th grade

Put on your moon boots and experience an action packed demonstration exploring the obstacles and challenges of a journey to space. And, yes, there will be rockets launched!

Fire Triangle
Chemistry
Enjoyed by all ages

Join us for a combustion demonstration and witness the impact fire has on the three basic forms of matter.

How Animals Walk
Life Science
Enjoyed by Kindergarten – 1st grade

Explore the different ways that animals move.

Sound All Around
Physics
Enjoyed by Kindergarten – 1st grade

Join us for this noisy demonstration and explore the sound all around you.

Splish and Splash
Earth Science
Enjoyed by Kindergarten – 3nd grade

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 Cure-All Road Show
Biology and the Nature of Science
Enjoyed by 3rd – 12th grade

Can you spot the quack? Investigate the health claims of both old and new health care products.

Meta the Monarch
Enjoyed by Kindergarten – 1st grade

Meta the butterfly puppet has a lot on her mind and she could use your help as she learns about the process of metamorphosis and monarch migration.

The Mummy’s Hands
Nature of Science
Enjoyed by 3rd – 12th grade

Explore the science behind the Egyptian mummy that has been with the Science Museum since 1925.

What’s the Solution?
Engineering
Enjoyed by 5th – 12th grade

Engineer it! Decide which solutions solved real-world problems in this highly interactive show.

INFESTATION: the evolution begins
Nature and biology
Enjoyed by 5th – 12th grade

This 90-minute experience — equal parts interactive theater, game, and puzzle room, and entirely one-of-a-kind — begins and ends in the Lab Theater on Level 4. In between, you’ll discover intriguing secret spaces and beat challenges that test your understanding of evolution. Sounds fun? Of course, it does!

The Lab Theater seats only 25 lucky players.

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