2017 - 2018 Programs

 

Skateboard Science | September 26, 2018 

A Scientist and a Skateboarder Walk Into a School…That’s Not a Joke, It’s…Science!
Skateboarding is awesome, but practice and science is what makes it work! Enjoy as pro skaters show off their coolest stuff at your school. Enjoy it even more as we figure out how it works! Combining sick moves, the occasional magic trick, and plenty of your insight, we explore the science of skateboarding.
You are your students will enjoy professional skateboarding as they learn concepts like:
  • Distribution of force – how safety equipment works
  • Center of mass – twist, spin, and rip!
  • Center of gravity – stand up on that skateboard, and don’t fall down!
  • Inertia and Vector Decomposition – skate tricks and projectile motion
 
Physical science, or athletics? Well, they go together!
 

 

Perot Museum Tech Truck | OCTOBER 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm

The TECH Truck — a mobile discovery lab where you can Tinker, Engineer, Create and Hack will visit our school in the evening for all families to enjoy.  The goal of the TECH Truck is to engage youth in hands-on, maker-based science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) experiences that foster creativity and confidence.

Experiences may include:

    • Getting creative and innovative with basic materials

    • Solving design challenges

    • Utilizing technology to solve problems

    • Exploring 3D printing, laser cutters and other technologies

    • Using tools and supplies to create and connect

 

Team big Air | October 25, 2017

Team Big Air will perform during our Red Ribbon Week. The high energy program is filled with stunts, energizing music and student involvement. They will communicate an age appropriate and effective message to the students. 

 

 

Native Pride Dancers | December 4, 2017 

Native American life. The program will be vibrant, interactive, educational, and engaging
for students and staff.  The program covers the following curriculum: Social Studies/History/Physical Education, and Music/Performing Arts.
 

Extreme Energy | January 26, 2018 

Light up your school with the most exciting science show you’ll ever see! From potential energy to (controlled) explosions, from thermal cameras to people-power, explore where energy comes from, and where it ends up. How do we generate the energy we use every day and how do the choices we make affect our environment? This is one of the most exciting and hands on science based assembly programs touring the country today. Your students will be able to see, feel, and create energy—not to mention explore energy at the molecular level inside a giant, life-sized snow globe!

Concepts explored:
  • Forms of energy
  • Potential Energy
  • Conservation of Energy and Matter
  • Weather and Climate
This show aligns with the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics)
 

 

 

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