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Hop on board the Mad Science express and get ready for a high speed romp into energy and power! Reach your potential and become ecstatic as we make things fly, spin, and soar. Witness energy conversion in action as you race around the room with your teacher in an energy relay. Do you have the energy for the Mad Science Power Pedaler?  We will need volunteers will convert energy into power in the cutting edge demonstration that uses mechanical energy of a bicycle to power a spectacle of light. Sparks fly when you witness a tesla coil light up the room! Convert chemical energy into heat in an explosive exothermic reaction. Experience the potential of sound energy as we use sound waves to make objects defy the laws of gravity. This show has the power to convert the energy in your mind into big ideas about the future of energy!




Get ready for some serious sizzlin’ excitement! Join us for SAFE and scientific fun with fire and ice! In this show, children will explore the 3 states of matter and learn about the amazing properties of fire and the power of combustion. Children will see how our secret Mad Science paper can burn leaving no ash behind and their jaws will drop when they witness our “Swoosh, Whoosh, Aaaah” experiment. After some fizzing chemical reactions heat things up, we will cool off with spectacular demonstrations involving dry ice! We will explore the “Big Burp”, and the famous “Mad Science Shower”. Children always admire the “coolness” of this frozen gas. 





This show is sure to make Isaac Newton proud! This is a forcibly fantastic show about Newton’s 3 laws of physics and other properties of the laws of motion and gravity! Come hang out with us as we conduct a series of entertaining, large scale demonstrations about all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Rotational forces, a rocket pack blast off, electromagnetic propulsion, and our exclusive Newton's rocket car are just a few action packed experiments we will investigate. Just when you thought jet packs were something of the future, you’ll see us propel across the floor using our very own, extra special Mad Science rocket car! 



You think homework is pressure? Just wait until you learn how the weight of the earth’s atmosphere pushes down on you with the force of an elephant! Explore how Bernoulli’s principle creates enough lift to make a jumbo jet fly or how air pressure can be used to launch a hot air balloon. Watch in amazement as our vortex generator creates giant smoke rings. Want even more pressure? Take a ride on our amazing

Mad Science Hovercraft! 


(Note: This performance works best on wood floors with high ceilings.)




Are you ready for some kooky, crazy chemistry? Explore the difference between physical and chemical change in our Radical Reactions Show! Let us impress kids with our over-the-top demonstrations!  We will release a genie from a bottle, and spew massive columns of foam with the use of a catalyst.  Watch as we turn water into juice, cause combustion - with NO flame, and learn how to tell the difference between acids and bases in a colorful chemical experiment.  And, if that's not enough, observe a gummy bear dive to its doom in an eruptive chemical reaction. 



 Pitch, Frequency, Vibrations, Oh my! Meet our Mad Science Maestro in this ear pleasing show about the science of sounds! Open your ears and your eyes to be perplexed as you hear light, explore sound as it travels through solids, liquids, and gases, and listen to the beautiful tones of Mad Science resonance tubes. Take a trip through the jungle as we recreate the sounds of several animals. Find out how hot sound can be as it rises out of our Singing Pipe. After some thunderous applause, the Mad Science Conductor will need your help to recreate an indoor thunder storm. Sounds fun, right?!



Get ready for a Halloween Science hunt that starts off with a spooky...but not too spooky...Halloween story about Dr. Erlenmeyer Funkenstein and the Mad Science Goblin!  Prepare for science tricks & treats. Get your hands on gooey eyeballs and find out what can happen to a scientist if they do not follow proper safety rules. You may be aghast with the Foaming Jack O’ Lantern and when hear the sound of the a Spooky Mad Science Goblin.  Use your senses to witness ghosts appear out of thin air and prepare for a chemical reaction that will light up the room. Finally, ultra violet light will reveal if a mystery visitor appeared - it may make you "mad" , but it will absolutly create a scienifically spooky Halloween!


*This show is only available in October...but if you ask really nicely we might be willing to offer it off season.




It's the most wonderful time of the year and Mad Science is going to share it with you! You won't believe your eyes as you try to determine if what you're seeing is magic or science. Don't worry, we'll explain it all as we use our indoor fireworks to create a festival of lights and share our top secret "special ice", shipped straight from the North Pole.  Deck the halls with our magical no-melt snow. You'll have to see it to believe it!


*We try our best to make references to multicultural winter celebrations with our Holiday show.  This show is typically offered in or around the December Holiday Season.






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