Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Science, Wondergy CoolScience Life Skills- Food,
Science
From fire to Liquid Nitrogen, explore the science of how we stay cool by evaporation. Hammer a nail into solid wood with a banana? Blow up a balloon... from the outside? Explore how matter changes from solid to liquid to gas with liquid nitrogen. At 320 degrees below zero, it's the coolest stuff around! TOPICS: Molecules, Thermal Motion, Heat Transfer, Evaporative Cooling, Air Pressure, Density, Physical Changes. CoolScience is often finished by making giant batches of ice cream with Liquid Nitrogen. Help us bring together fresh cream, milk, flavorings of your choice, and of course, liquid nitrogen to make the freshest homemade ice cream you've ever tasted!
$351- $500
Smith, Dr. Andrew J. Principles of Stewardship Nature- Animals,
Nature- Environment,
Science
the basic theories and principles of land stewardship and management. Includes biodiversity studies, mapping, and the importance of producing a baseline database for the wildlife past, present, and future.
$201- $350
Mad Science, Mad Science of Long Island Water Works (Preschool Workshop) Other,
Science
**Water Works** Water is more complicated than it looks and through this exciting workshop children will learn all about the different properties of water. They will experiment with floating, sinking, absorption and so much more. These are programs specifically designed for children ages 3 and 4, and take place at your location. Our only requirements are: a room that can be darkened if needed, with tables and chairs where the children can work comfortably; a small table to set up our equipment and access to water and electricity. The children perform experiments, participate in demonstrations and, for most workshops, there is a take home item for each child at the end of the program.
$101- $200
Powers, Eric Rocks, Gems, Fossils, OH MY! Media- Photography,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Dig Into Reading...Dig Into Geology! Participants will learn about hte geologic cycle and how various types of rocks are formed. Ranger Eric will have his personal rock collection on display for you to look, touch, or maybe even hold! You'll get lots of ideas about starting your own rock collection. Lastly, we end with a Show-n-Tell session, so be sure to bring your favorite rock, fossil or gem to share or ask Ranger Eric a question. Participants can sign up to receive an identification sheet to start their own rock collection.
$201- $350
LaBarge, Christopher The Fizz, Boom, Read Magical Game Show Performing Arts- Magic,
Performing Arts- Storytelling,
Science
Is a Magic show or is it a Game show? Either way your guests are sure to have a blast. This unique blend of comedy, science, and magic will have everyone in your audience having a great time learning about the magic of science. Books will fly off your shelves! You can trust the magic and creativity of Chris 'Magicman' LaBarge, a NYS certified elementary teacher and literacy specialist, to create excitement and genuine interest in all that your library has to offer.
$201- $350
Mad Science, Mad Science of Long Island Fun-damental Forces (Hands-On Workshop) Other,
Science
**Fun-damental Forces** Gravity... Inertia... Centripetal force... Who could ever imagine that an introduction to physics could be so much fun? Experience these awesome forces and experiment with some cool devices to watch them at work! Mad Science Enrichment Programs are fun explorations into science and technology, and they encourage informal learning through hands-on experience. All Mad Science workshops include a lot of fascinating equipment, supplies, and take-home materials which the children build themselves. The Mad Science mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children everywhere by providing them with fun, entertaining, and educational activities which instill a clear understanding of what science really is, and how it affects the world around them.
$101- $200
Long Island Science Center, The Place for Learning CHEMISTRY DETECTIVE Science
Students perform qualitative tests on common household powders, and on a “mystery” powder. They use analytical thinking and deductive reasoning to solve the identity of the unknown substance. Concrete ideas about atoms and molecules are formulated as students participate in this challenging program. 3rd - 7th grade
$201- $350
Ferrari, Johnda Balloon Science Nature- Environment,
Nature- Other,
Science
People of all ages like to play with balloons. Let's take this natural enjoyment, add some imagination and combine inquiry to the world of science! How many ways can a balloon be inflated without using your mouth?Nature/Science detectives will investigate and demonstrate physical, chemical and biological properties using experiments with simple balloons. The sounds of laughter and balloon popping make this a fun experience for all!
$101- $200
Sears, Susan Night Lights Science
Younger students: Become an 'After Dark' scientist and find out why some things have an eerie glow at night. Experiment with light sticks, go on a Ultra-Violet treasure hunt, and make your own 'Glow in the Dark' slime to take home. Older students: Become an 'After Dark' scientist and find out why some things have an eerie glow at night. Discover different types of Luminescence, experiment with light sticks, and make your own 'Glow in the Dark' slime to take home. This is a hands on science program.
$101- $200
Mad Science, Mad Science of Long Island Sun & Stars (Hand-On Workshop) Other,
Science
Mad Science Enrichment Programs are fun explorations into ** Sun & Stars** This stellar program is your ticket to the stars! Watch star dust burn, and journey through a soapy galaxy as you investigate the life cycle of stars. Build a “Mad Science Bead Dipper” to create a 3-dimensional glow-in-the-dark constellation! Mad Science Enrichment Programs are fun explorations into science and technology, and they encourage informal learning through hands-on experience. All Mad Science workshops include a lot of fascinating equipment, supplies, and take-home materials which the children build themselves. The Mad Science mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children everywhere by providing them with fun, entertaining, and educational activities which instill a clear understanding of what science really is, and how it affects the world around them.
$101- $200
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