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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Gene Lab
Gene Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Learn about the genetic code that determines our features and join us on the Dragon Reserve and Conservation Operation (DRACO) to breed your own dragon! We’ll learn the difference between a …
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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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Earth Odyssey
Earth Odyssey
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 This mission takes place in a futuristic time when a major coronal mass ejection (CMS) causes a burst of solar winds to blast from the Sun toward Earth. The CME …
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Mission to the Moon
Mission to the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 The year is 2040CE. For the first time since the last Apollo mission in 1972, man returns to the Moon. The goal of the mission is to establish a permanent …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Students compete in a design challenge to bid on a NASA rocket contract, complete with test launch! Plan, budget, build, and test a rocket to see which team has what it …
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Paper Bridge Challenge
Paper Bridge Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. A bridge-building challenge? The suspension is killing us! We all know that bridges often need to carry tons of weight—literally. Your students have a challenge: using only paper, create a bridge …
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Molecule Mysteries
Molecule Mysteries
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. What do chemists have in common with detectives? They have to look for distinct patterns in order to identify what they are observing. How can we see things that are microscopic, …
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Crime Lab
Crime Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Your class will become a crack forensics team! We will observe the scene of a theft and learn about three suspects before testing evidence in this fun and engaging stations-based lab …
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Collision Course
Collision Course
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. From cars to cosmic collisions, there’s a lot we can learn from two objects moving against each other. We’ll learn forces, motion, acceleration, and collisions through the use of Pocket Labs, …
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Climate Change
Climate Change
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We hear a lot about climate change, but what does it really mean? What causes it, why should we care, and how can we help? Students will investigate renewable and non-renewable …
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Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. What is a chemical reaction, and how can we test to see if a reaction has taken place? We will conduct pH tests of household substances and observe how a chemical …
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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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The Dark Matter Mystery
The Dark Matter Mystery
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 What are the building blocks of our universe? We’ve been trying to answer this question since time began, but still haven’t found the ultimate answer! Approximately a quarter of the …
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The Hot and Energetic Universe
The Hot and Energetic Universe
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Explore how high-energy astrophysics plays a key role in understanding the hot and violent nature of the universe. It will take you on journeys through our own galaxy, revealing the …
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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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Our Changing Earth
Our Changing Earth
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Earth is always changing, sometimes even in ways we don’t realize. Many of these changes are results of human impact, and they can impact human, animal, and plant life in …
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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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