Interactive Space Show

Have you got the power?

Get ready for some extreme fun...chemistry/physics show which will fill the room with magic, music, laughter, experiments, sparks of electricity and aliens for a live space show which will illustrate the effects of science in the real world while captivating the audience.  The presentation is a "FUN" approach and strategy for teaching science, math, music and language arts to elementary and middle school students. The show is over 1 ½ hours of interactive, fun for a multitude of audiences from Preschool through 8th grade, integrating the subjects using a space science theme while using 110+ audience participants. The bigger and older you are, the more fun I will have with you. 


 PROGRAM: Manifest 

–  (Floating ball) Introduction 

-  Rules for presentation * Science is Magic 

-  Magic tricks  

–  U.S. flag & ball/stick trick

-  Pink floating hanky 

-  Color Changing Hanky 

-  Red Hanky 

-  Disappearing mouse & card/orange trick (use Magic Wand) - 1 child  

-  Disappearing coke bottle 

-  Pringle & coke bottle trick - 1 child 

-  Bottle upside down trick 

-  Yellow dot trick 

-  Cobra tie trick 

-  Crayon card trick - 1 child  

* I'VE GOT THE POWER – MUSIC - D’lite thumbs  

* Mission: Knowledge is Power – Yell it to the audience. 

* ALIENS! * Knowledge is Power  

- Ping-pong Balls - 4 smart people  - Open/Closed Circuits 

– Energy balls – 2 adults 

- Energy sticks – 3 adults and 6 children 

* Mission: Knowledge is Power – Yell it to the audience. 

* ALIENS!  * Knowledge is Power  

* Chemical/Physical Changes 

- Physical change, magic scissors & sheet of paper - 1 child, 1 adult 

- Chemical change – flash paper 

- Create snow - 1 child 

- Purple Paradox experiment - 1 child 

* Mission: Knowledge is Power – Yell it to the audience. 

* ALIENS! * Knowledge is Power  

* Matter - balloons (Is air matter?) 

- Bed of nails - 1 child, 1 adult 

- Balloon pop with pin and skewer 1 child, 3 adults 

* Acids/Bases - vinegar and baking soda – experiments - Watch reaction in glass (made carbon dioxide gas) - Catch gas in wine bottle & balloon (blows up balloon) – say magic words 

- Force of reaction with wine bottle & cork (shoot cork off bottle) 

* Sound Vibrations  - Tuning rod - Metal sound rod 

- Colored string machine 

- Slinky - 1 adult 

- Shuttle telephone phone – 2 children 

- Red and green sound tubes – 6 children 

- Thunder tubes – 2 adults 

- Chicken Cups – 12 people  

* Air Pressure  - Bottle fountain – 1 child 

- Blue air gun - 1 adult 

- Marshmallow crusher – 1 adult 

- Air pressure mat & stool - 1 child, 1 adult 

- Levitron high flyers - 1 child, 1 adult 

- Rocket launcher – 2 children 

- Air bags – 6 children, 6 adults 

- Blower & toilet paper – 1 child 

*  Newton's Laws of Motion

 - 1st Law – body at rest tends to stay at rest – 1 adult (inertia machine) 

- 2nd Law – rolling ball will change directions/speed if hit by a bigger ball  – 1 adult 

- 3rd Law – opposite and equal reactions – 8 children, 2 adults (rocket balloons) 

-  Opposite/Equal reaction – yo-yo – 3 children 

-  Balloon race – opposite/equal reaction – 1 child, 1 adult 

* Forces  - Centrifugal Force with bucket of water 

- Screaming balloons – 3 children, 3 adults 

- Crushing egg in palm of hand – 6 children, 6 adults 

* Expanding/Contracting - Expanding baby bottle – 2 children 

- Hoberman Sphere – 5 children 

* Crushing Cans  -  Aluminum cans crushed with air pressure 

* Alcohol/Water  – White hanky set on fire and does not burn 

* Van de Graaf Generator  - Static electricity (fun fly sticks) - 1 child, 1 adult 

- Hair rising (audience volunteers) * 

* Test


Pricing:  $175.00 for a two hour show no matter how many children you invite. Set-up time is about 45 minutes to an hour, so please allow for this time when scheduling your party/event. Tear-down time is a bit faster, but still in the 45 minute range. The show will involve 110+ volunteers from your audience to participate in the experiments. Props include a 1/2 scale inflatable model of the nosecone of the Endeavor space craft, six foot astronaut holding a U.S. flag and an LED mission control board.



Youtube videos of first show:

Part 1 -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhR31el-XSs

Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiSSdEEr1a8

Part 3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_O6f9OJ4UQ

Part 4 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCp5-U0gvOU

Part 5 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAAj-xv_3eQ

Part 6 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtB8U_ItmPw

Part 7 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAI0wTqHPb4

Part 8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cFDrGZPUJE

Part 9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UshENCbyK8

Part 10 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41xNLs6zh4c&t=12s