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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.

Darwin's Bulldog
Enter a Victorian debating hall and meet one of Darwin's most fervent defenders: Thomas Henry Huxley.

Dating Dinosaurs
Learn how scientists determine the age of rocks and fossils in this short comedy about geochronology.

Destination Outer Space
Put on your moon boots and experience an action-packed demonstration exploring the obstacles and challenges of a journey to space.

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.

Great Balls of Fire and Other Chemistry Experiments
Witness chemical reactions and learn about science on the nanoscale.

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.