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Performer
Program
Category
Description
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Boyer, Jeff Fun with Energy Science
Jeff Boyer takes audiences on an exciting energy-filled ride they'll always remember! Jeff brings kids right up on stage for interactive demonstrations that entertain and amaze. Science is FUN! And the science of energy is as fun as it gets. Jeff shows kids that energy is what makes our world work, through carefully laid out activities illustrating the laws and forces which govern the world around us. Kids learn about sound and light, including solar power, and electric and kinetic energies, with materials ranging from everyday objects like softballs and breakfast cereal, to radiometers and lasers, even a Van de Graaf generator!
$351- $500
ROCK, DINOSAURS, GEMS and OCEANS OCEANS ROCK Prehistoric Sea & Marine Biology Adventure Museums,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Exhibit and show covering over a billion years of geologic time in less than 1 hour! Show uses expansive exhibit of modern day Marine Life along with Giant Fossil Prehistoric Sea Life Creatures, Menacing Mosasaurs, Amazing Ammonites, Prehistoric Alligators, Giant Fish, Fascinating Trilobites, Deadly Sharks, and much more. Students are active participants during show and hands-on activities such as seashell art project and sea life dig or excavation. Students take home REAL fossil and modern day seashells from fossil dig activity.
$351- $500
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
Doescher, Karen Roaring into Robots Other,
Science
LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT Robotics Engineering: This exciting class teaches you how to program LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT robots, the coolest robot available. You will use your new skills to meet such challenges as beating your opponent at Sumo or pushing water bottles out of a ring. This class will introduce programming concepts such as repeat loops and if/then statements, and sensor use will also be taught. For the student who has little or no experience with robotics or programming. *Robots are for use by students in class only. The robots we use are expensive, and students will not be able to take them home.
$101- $200
Ferrari, Johnda Space Explorers Nature- Environment,
Nature- Other,
Science
What lies beyond the clouds in outer space? Nature Detectives will turn their minds towards the sky as we investigate our solar system. Young astronomers will study the wonders of star patterns and folklore, the moon and planets. Celestial events and objects such as meteorites will be examined. Highlights of space exploration with will be brought down to Earth. Demo items, crafts and out-of-this-world tasty treats will be enjoyed by all.
$101- $200
Muhleman - Brown, Linda - Joanne Science on the Move - Dinosaurs Science
Discover the fascinating world of dinosaurs. Become a paleontologist by hunting for and piecing together one of several different dinosaurs. Make a dinosaur craft to take home. Grades 2-5
$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
Sears, Susan Chemistry with Cabbages Science
You don't like eating cabbages, discover a new fun use for them. Learn about the Ph scale and then have fun testing household liquids and powders. Use your new found knowledge to work out which juice is fake. Take home a color changing trick to surprise and amaze your friends.
$101- $200
Sears, Susan Going Bats Nature- Animals,
Science,
Visual Arts- Crafts
What's life like when you hang(and fly) around after dark? Play games, listen to a story and make a bat to take home.
$101- $200
Mad Science, Mad Science of Long Island Wacky Waves (Hands-On Workshop) Other,
Science
**Wacky Waves** Create your own multi density wave bottles while learning about water, waves and the environment. Simulate the effects of an ocean oil spill and develop creative techniques to clean it up! Take home a “Wave Motion Modulator”. 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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