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How does a rocket take off? How long will it keep going? What is inertia? What is a force? Audiences who've seen "The Notion of Motion," an introduction to Newton's laws of Motion, will be able to explain.

Ever wondered how a single person can lift a car or throw something heavy high in the air? Simple machines, Potential and Kinetic Energy comprise the physics unit taught in
"Much Work with Little Effort."

How does an airplane stay in the air? What is the difference between how a bird flies and how a helium balloon Floats? How the Wright Bros. finally achieved "heavier than air" flight is what is taught in our "Flight!" show.

What are solids, liquids, and gases? What makes Chemistry happen? What is a Chemical Reaction? "Kiddie Chem" is a fun, light-hearted introduction to the world of Chemistry for K - second graders.

What should you do if your frying pan bursts into flames? Why doesn't a "fire eater's" mouth get burned? During October (Fire Safety Prevention Month) "Combustion - The Fire Safety Show," teaches fire safety through the chemical foundations of fire to third graders and older. It's a thrilling and poignant chemistry lecture sure to pique their curiosities about the world of chemistry.


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