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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Sears, Susan Superhero Science Science
Superhero's fight crime and defeat evil-villains, but they can also help us learn about science. Take part in some fun science demonstrations and activities to test superhero science. Make and take home your own gravity defying superhero. Grades 1 - 5
$101- $200
ROCK, DINOSAURS, GEMS and OCEANS GEMS ROCK Mineral Adventure Museums,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Experience a dazzling world of scientific wonder! Glittering, Museum-quality exhibit - Rocks & Minerals, Gemstones. Interactive show. Topics: Mineral Resources (critical in everyday life), Mining process, demos of magical Magnetic, Fluorescent & X-ray Rock™, gemstone insights. Mineral arts - creative uses. Students act as miners during panning, gemstone mining or excavation activities. Take home real specimens - rubies, emeralds, amethyst…), Geode opening, Excavations, Amber discovery! Gain core knowledge of earth science resources - mine for treasures.
$351- $500
Animal Embassy, . Amazing Adaptations with Animal Embassy Nature- Animals,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Join Animal Embassy and incredible live Animal Ambassadors for this interactive, educational and entertaining presentation. Library patrons will meet a variety of animals from around the world, representing numerous habitats and reflecting the amazing diversity of life on Earth. Understand how habitats provide animals with all that they need to survive: food, shelter, water, air and space. Discover how animals have adapted to unending environmental challenges in their own unique ways. With live Animal Ambassadors, we will see some of these amazing adaptations. Meet tortoises, lizards, snakes and sugar gliders!
$201- $350
Bidwell, Beth Birds of Prey Nature- Animals,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Come face to face with some of the hawks, owls, and falcons that live in our area. Learn about the amazing adaptations that put these animals at the top of the food chain.
$201- $350
Weaver, Bruce Superfluous Scientific Trivia Performing Arts- Puppetry,
Performing Arts- Other,
Science
Superfluous Scientific Trivia A fun look at the world of science. Ventriloquist Bruce Weaver discovers that "Rocket Scientist" Edgar doesn't really know much about science So Bruce and the rest of pals show him some of the Fun Scientific Facts they have learned by reading books in the library. Shasta Petals (The SunFlower) will explain the amazing process of Photosynthesis. Stewart the Dragon will demonstrate what he has learned about meteorology. Audience volunteers will help demonstrate Physical and Chemical Changes in matter as well as the fact that our cells contain lots of Water. Other Cast members will explore ways we use science every day. The show, which includes ventriloquism, music, and magic, will run about 45 minutes and is geared for great family fun.
$351- $500
Outreaches & School Visits, Long Island Children's Museum Science of the Small Science,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Calling all scientists! Join us for a special science program all about NANO! The term nano refers to one-billionth. Come explore the science of the super small as you engage in exciting hands-on demonstrations and discover the fascinating innovations in modern nano science and technology. Science doesn't have to be boring. Recommended for 2nd-6th Grade.
$201- $350
Long Island Science Center, The Place for Learning SIMPLE MACHINES: Duplo In Action Science
Using age appropriate kits, students will build various simple machines. Participants make a tambourine using the machines built with Lego-Dacta kits. Pre-K - 2nd grade
$201- $350
Long Island Science Center, The Place for Learning SIMPLE MACHINES: Lego Engineering Science
Levers, pulleys and simple machines come to life when students build with them. Working through a series of models using LEGO Dacta Technics Kits, students engage in manipulating materials, interpreting data, observing and predicting. 3rd - 6th grade
$201- $350
Smith, Dr. Andrew J. Curious Rocks: Manmade or Acts of Nature? History,
Multicultural- Native American,
Science
A lecture and slide show on peculiar rocks and rock formations throughout North America and how they bear striking resemblances to rock formations and structures in Europe and elsewhere such as dolmen, calendar sites, and the like. By themsleves they are just curious-looking rocks, but when viewed collectively patterns merge such as nature may not have created by sheer accident.
$201- $350
Bidwell, Beth Local Wildlife Nature- Animals,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Take a walk on the wild side! Meet some of the animals that call your backyard their home. Almost any acre of ground in New York is host to a wide variety of animals. Hawks, falcons, owls, turtles, and snakes are all your neighbors; come on out and get to know them!
$201- $350
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