Sound Demo
Sound Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Listen to observe the interaction of sound waves. Learn about pitch, volume, and the transmission of sound. Watch as lasers, slinkies, and other devices demonstrate the concept of sound. Use your …
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Don’t Try This at Home! (Demo)
Don’t Try This at Home! (Demo)
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Get ready for the coolest, hottest, most explosive activities that you can imagine. Mad Scientists are welcome as we combine common sense with scientific principles and fascinating fun.
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Fly Me to the Moon Demo
Fly Me to the Moon Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Introduce your students to Moon/Earth differences in size, gravity, surface features, and temperature, as well as NASA spin-offs and how we travel to the Moon, in a high-energy presentation about …
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Electricity Demo
Electricity Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 How is electricity created? Discover the differences between static and current electricity. Witness the power of lightning bolts and light bulbs illuminated without wires. Learn about new and different ways …
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Violent Weather Demo
Violent Weather Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 What is weather? How do storms form? Why does weather get violent? Explore the causes and effects of thunder and lightning, learn about wind currents, and see how tornadoes form. …
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Chemistry Demo
Chemistry Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Is it science or magic? You decide! In this demonstration, explore changes of state (solids to liquids, liquids to gases), mixtures, solutions, and chemical reactions. Chemistry is all around us—come …
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Engineering for Space Demo
Engineering for Space Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 It’s hard enough to escape the Earth’s gravitational pull and make it safely to space, but staying safe in space presents a whole new set of engineering challenges. Astronauts must …
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Light Demo
Light Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Learn why “without light, there is no sight.” Students will learn how the eye detects and images distant objects and perceives color, and learn to distinguish between additive and subtractive …
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Superpower Science Demo
Superpower Science Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Not all scientists wear capes. We know that superheroes and supervillains have powers that don’t exactly jive with the real world. But did you know many of the ideas behind …
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Water You Up To?
Water You Up To?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Water is all around us, and has a powerful effect on our planet. Sometimes that effect can be sudden (hurricanes, floods, mudslides, blizzards), and sometimes it can be gradual (erosion, glaciers, …
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Sounds Alive!
Sounds Alive!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Make some noise! Hearing is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations. But what is the connection between vibration and sound? We’ll use simple detectors and various sound-making objects to …
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Solar System to Go
Solar System to Go
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Let us take your students on a journey as they create a take-home model of our solar system. We’ll point out the coolest, hottest, and most surprising planetary landmarks along the …
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Rock On!
Rock On!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We’ll dig into Earth’s geological history and learn about the rock cycle and erosion. We’ll use observable features such as color, texture, and magnetism to identify 16 different mystery rocks. We’ll …
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Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Ever heard of Pangea? We’ll go back in time to learn about the moving plates that have shaped the continents we know today. We’ll learn what happens when plates move against …
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May the Force Be With You
May the Force Be With You
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. This IS the learning lab you seek! Learn about forces and motion and how Newton’s Laws of Motion work in the everyday world. Start with an investigation of the laws and …
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Map-Quest!
Map-Quest!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Join us on a team-oriented adventure! We’ll discuss the importance and features of maps, and why they are so important to navigators. After making a basic map of the Earth, we …
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Light Fantastic
Light Fantastic
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. This lab is all about light and how we see (and don’t see) it! See what happens when colors mix, learn about forms of light, the light spectrum, prisms, filters, lenses, …
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Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We use electricity all the time, but what is it really? We’ll learn how to define electricity, where it comes from, and how it works, and different types of electricity, with …
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Advanced Egg Drop
Advanced Egg Drop
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. You can’t engineer an omelette without breaking a few eggs. Can you figure out the best design solution for a problem? Your students will be given a set of solutions to …
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Custom Show
Custom Show
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 114 Join our experts for a special planetarium show created to support your learning goals! Shows must be booked a minimum of three weeks in advance, and the Director of the …
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Skies Tonight
Skies Tonight
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Coming to a dark sky near you! Join our experts as they take you on a fantastic journey through the nighttime sky. Students are shown how to locate and identify …
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We Are Astronomers
We Are Astronomers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Do you know what an astronomer does? Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer as in centuries past. “We Are Astronomers” reveals global collaboration, technology, and dedication needed to answer …
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We Are Aliens
We Are Aliens
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 What does a planet need to support life? Are we alone in the Universe? Explore the extreme environments here on Earth where life thrives, then take a close-up look at …
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Two Small Pieces of Glass
Two Small Pieces of Glass
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Join two teenage students at a local star party as they discover how the telescope has helped us understand our place in the cosmos. Learn how telescopes work and how …
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Dawn of the Space Age
Dawn of the Space Age
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 We begin with the launch of Sputnik and important Russian space history as well as the American Gemini, Apollo, and Shuttle programs. The show transports viewers to the International Space …
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From Earth to the Universe
From Earth to the Universe
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend …
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Where Would You Go?
Where Would You Go?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 What are the basic things a planet needs to be able to support life? How do we look for places that meet these needs outside of our own planet? Come …
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Terrific Tectonics
Terrific Tectonics
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Did you know the outer layer of Earth is made up of giant shifting land masses called plates? Learn about the structure of our Earth and the unique magnetic activity …
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Tour the Solar System
Tour the Solar System
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Join us on a journey through our solar system. We will begin at the center with our Sun and work our way out to the furthest reaches of our planetary …
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Our New Neighbors
Our New Neighbors
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 TRAPPist-1 solar system. One of the greatest questions in astronomy is whether or not we are alone. In our search for answers, we have identified thousands of potential exoplanets. --What …
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Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Take a closer look at some of the natural disasters that occur on our planet. We’ll talk about Earth’s tectonic plates and the volcanoes and earthquakes that occur at the …
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Earth Science
Earth Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Travel back in time with us to see how the Earth formed and how it has changed to become the planet we know and love today. We’ll discuss why Earth …
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