Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Powers, Eric Google Earth Expeditions Nature- Environment,
Nature- Other,
Science
Where does your food come from? Clothing? Students will tabulate all the things they use in a day to run their life, and then we will see what impact their choices have on the whole planet! I will teach them how to create a flying journey as we explore where all their daily things come from. Bring a USB storage device to save it and take it home to share with family and friends. Grades 5-12.
$201- $350
Smith, Dr. Andrew J. Going Au Naturel in the Kitchen Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Gardening,
Science
This program provides a look at cookign with wild ingredients such as mushrooms, plants, fruits, berries, herbs and others to make cakes, teas and beverages, wines, soups, snacks, and main courses.
$201- $350
Hibbard, Kate Splash into Science Science
As part of the 2010 Summer Reading Programs, the MOST designed and performed a show called Splash into Science. We performed this show for all the libraries in Onondaga County. The show focused on the theme of water. The presenter used audience participation and science demonstrations to explore the science of splashes, friction, and phase changes. The audience was introduced to the wonder of liquid nitrogen and got to meet the museum's red-eared slider turtle.
$101- $200
Novogrodski, Marvin How The Body Works Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
“How the Body Works” brings to life the wonders—and fun! —Of physiology. Included is a six-foot tall house that unfolds to 25 feet wide. Behind each panel is a surprise: human-cell micro-photographs, a giant brain, a chorus of skeletons, a ten-foot tall circulatory system, and an eight-foot blinking nerve cell. Discover the digestive tract! Hear the heart pump! Watch the blood flow! Check out the streaming video on www.marvmarv.com. This show contains circus arts, magic tricks, intriguing visuals and upbeat music. Both are scripted with a humorous, rhythmic rhyming text, and were created with support from The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Marvin is now living in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
$501- $1000
Baldwin, Daryl Outer Space Balloon Extravaganzas Performing Arts- Other,
Science,
Visual Arts- Other
Created in front of their eyes, children and parents will be amazed and amused at the fast paced seriously dramatic Balloon twisting of Certified Master Balloon Artist Daryl Baldwin from Balloon Extravaganzas in upstate NY.
$351- $500
Mad Science, Mad Science of Long Island Listen Closely (Preschool Workshop) Other,
Science
**Listen Closely** This workshop will introduce students to the science behind the sounds all around them. Children will experiment with a wave motion model and a twirling tube to help them understand that sound travels in waves and can be heard in a variety pitches. They will also have the opportunity to learn about the everyday materials that make a variety of special effects noises in the movies and will watch, and hear, a bee buzz above their heads. 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
Lawrence, Ted Dr. Quinton Quark Presents... Much Work with Little Effort! (Simple Machines) Performing Arts- Theater,
Performing Arts- Clowning,
Science
Dr. Quinton Quark Presents… Much Work with Little Effort! is the most fun your kids will ever have while learning. Intended to be the first physics lecture our future scientists ever see, this program is designed to inspire and delight and show kids how much FUN physics can be. Presented by the wacky, funny, smart, irrepressible Dr.Quark, this show uses audience participation and oversized props (a ten-foot lever with an adjustable fulcrum a typical kid can use to lift 1000 pounds of volunteers, and a 14-foot tall tripod a typical third-grader can use to hoist a typical principal to the ceiling) to teach them that “with physics, you can do anything.” All experiential, all the time! Each show ends with the audience demonstrating their mastery of Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy, Simple Machines, and Friction by figuring out how to throw a Bozo-Bop doll over Dr. Quark’s head…without ever touching Bozo-Bop! Usually presented to an audience of K – 2 (60 minutes) followed by an audience of 3 – 6 (70 – 75 minutes). Plays big – it's been used for audiences as large as 2000. Written and presented by Ted Lawrence, certified veteran physics teacher and Ringling Bros. clown.
$1001- $3000
Long Island Science Center, The Place for Learning RIVER ECOLOGY Nature- Environment,
Science
Using buckets, students draw water samples from the Peconic River directly behind the Long Island Science Center or your site. They test for turbidity, pH, dissolved oxygen, and examine macro-organisms under a microscope. Using their findings students will assess water quality and discuss the negative effects of environmental factors on a river. 6th - 8th grade.
$201- $350
Newcombe, Melody Laughter is the Best Medicine Health & Fitness- Other,
Performing Arts- Other,
Science
Do you like to laugh? Would you like to put more laughter into your life to reduce stress, enjoy your day and feel better? Well, it's a clinically proven fact that laughter heals. Melody Newcombe will take you on a science journey into how your body responds to laughter, and tears. You'll learn fascinating facts to marvel at. Then you'll go on a very funny journey of interactive laughter exercises to help you create well being within yourself, no matter your age. You will all love this program designed for fun, laughter and better health. You will find that this laughter therapy session will stay with you for weeks to come, bringing a sense of well being, joy and happiness into every part of your life. Melody 'Whoopsy Daisy' Newcombe is a professional performer and science teacher. She will bring gales of laughter to the hearts, bodies and minds of audiences of all ages.
$351- $500
1, Mad Science Super Structures Science
Super Structures will give students insight into the world of architects and engineers! The students' first project will be to build card houses in which they will undoubtedly find all stable card houses have something in common - the triangle. Triangles and arches provide the greatest support in construction - facts that children will see for themselves when they experiment with these two shapes and use them to both strengthen and reinforce structures.
$201- $350
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