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Owning/Managing Organization: Doktor Kaboom! and TPAC's Polk Theater
Science leaps from the textbook to the stage in this lively exploration of the nature of electricity. What is it? What does it do for us? Where does it come from? With exciting on-stage demonstrations of Tesla Coils and Van de Graaf Generators, Doktor Kaboom explains voltage, current, charges, energy conservation, plasma and more. Mixing-in equal parts of fact and fun, David Epley’s zany character engages students in a performance that inspires a new attitude and zest for scientific learning. Back by popular demand, the Seattle-based artist also emphasizes the importance of self-confidence, respect for one another and the value of education.
Outcomes of Program:
Embedded Technology and Engineering
Standard 3 – Flow of Matter and Energy
Standard 9 – Matter
Standard 10 – Energy
Standard 11 – Motion
Standard 12 – Forces of Nature
Standard 10 – Injury Prevention and Safety
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Connections
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Responsible Decision Making
Visit http://www.tpac.org/education/hot/SeasonforYoungPeople/hotRes.asp to reserve a spot online.
LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour produced by Doktor Kaboom! is from November 29-December 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tn.
Ticket Price: $8.00
Reservations must be made for a group of ten or more.
One Submission per group/class.