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Altered States

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Assemblies
Topic(s) Covered
Chemistry
Grade Level(s)
K — 12th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$425 Per Assembly

Explore the unique properties of solids, liquids, gases and plasmas, and observe how materials change from one state of matter to another.

green liquid

Amazing Whales

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Ecology, Marine Biology
Grade Level(s)
K — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Young marine biologists take an up-close look at whales, examine baleen, and learn about the adaptations, habitat and stewardship of these amazing mammals.

whale

Bug Me!

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Biology
Grade Level(s)
PreK — 1st
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students discover how insects’ bodies change as they grow and how they survive in a world where they are one of nature’s smallest creatures.

Bug

Burning Calories

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Human Biology, Chemistry
Grade Level(s)
4th — 12th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students will burn calories (literally!) using controlled flames and authentic scientific procedures to measure the energy content of various foods.

A bunch of fruits and vegetables

Cowabunga Chemistry

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Chemistry
Grade Level(s)
K — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students perform amazing chemical reactions as they measure and mix ingredients and discover substances with strange and surprising properties: polymers.

Student exploring chemical mixtures in lab

Crime Lab

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Chemistry
Grade Level(s)
K — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

As they piece together the evidence of a crime scene, students see firsthand how fingerprints, footprints and fibers can help catch a criminal.

Fingerprints

Dangerous Decibels

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Human Biology
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

With the help of scientific tools, students measure sound, learn about decibels and make models of the inner ear.

Sound waves

Earth and You

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Climatology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

In this class about climate change, students will study scientific clues in air, water and ice while considering the relationship between human choices and the future of our environment.

Person outside in cold weather

Earth in Motion

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Geology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

In this class, students become earthquake experts, studying the tectonic forces that trigger quakes and engineering structures to withstand them.

earthquake

Electrifying Science

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Assemblies
Topic(s) Covered
Physics
Grade Level(s)
K — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$425 Per Assembly

We'll explore the wacky world of electrostatics, learn how renewable technologies like wind turbines and solar cells can power our cities, and witness the awesome power of a high voltage current.

Electrons generating electricity

Energy Options

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Climatology, Engineering
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students explore energy options and draw conclusions about how we can best meet our energy needs.

Wind turbine

Funtastic Physics

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Physics
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students explore the laws of physics while playing with everyday toys.

Young boy moving two tennis balls

Going Batty

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Biology, Zoology
Grade Level(s)
K — 3rd
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Explore the intriguing world of bats and learn the truth about one of the most misunderstood and beneficial creatures on Earth.

Bat

Golly-ology

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Assemblies
Topic(s) Covered
Chemistry, Physics
Grade Level(s)
K — 12th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$425 Per Assembly

Instructor Rhys Thomas of Jugglemania is a former Smithsonian artist-in-residence who takes juggling beyond physics to explore archaeology, chemistry, mathematics, and other sciences.

Rhys Thomas led assembly

Human Systems

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Human Biology
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students explore the skeletal, digestive, nervous, muscular, respiratory and circulatory systems, while learning how to take their own vital signs and keep their body healthy.

X-ray image of human skeleton during water

Hunters of the Sky

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Biology, Zoology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Get a bird’s-eye view of how hawks, owls and eagles survive in the wild. Includes an owl pellet dissection.

Owl

Identity

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Genetics, Human Biology
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students use hands-on science to extract their own DNA and real forensic techniques to examine their own unique fingerprints.

DNA strand under microscope

Imagineering: 3-2-1 Blast Off!

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
4th — 12th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students build paper rockets and launch them with a high-powered air compressor, examining the effects of changing variables on their rocket's flight.

Hand drawings of rockets in outer space

Imagineering: Down With Gravity

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

In this gravity-defying workshop, students are challenged to reduce a falling ball to the slowest speed possible through a maze of obstacles.

A bunch of fabric balls

Imagineering: Float Your Boat

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
PreK — 1st
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Young engineers will experiment with sinking and floating objects, then use their new knowledge to solve creative challenges.

Random items sinking in water

Imagineering: Jitterbugs

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
4th — 12th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

With just a motor, a battery, a marker and a handful of craft supplies, students are challenged to design and build a scribbling robot that can doodle all on its own.

Homemade robot

Imagineering: Pit Crews

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 5th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

After building their own cars, students alter their designs to achieve a series of impressive challenges.

Race car speeding on track

Imagineering: Rollercoaster Madness

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Take your students on a wild ride with this workshop that lets them design and test their own marble coaster, complete with loops and jumps.

Rollercoaster

Investigating Chemistry

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Chemistry
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students become chemical detectives, investigating "mystery chemicals" and identifying them based on their unique properties, ranging from solubility to flammability.

Students exploring chemistry

Jolts, Volts and Wires

Location
At Your School/Location
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Engineering, Physics
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 8th
Duration
1 hr
Cost
$145 Per Session

Students study the nature of electricity by engineering circuits using generators, batteries, bulbs, motors and more.

Light blub