SCIENCE EDVENTURES

Rick Brown Science edNewtonRick Brown has been a science teacher for 15 years. He has taught grades K-10 including academically gifted students. The last six years of his teaching career, he helped open a private school that tripled its enrollment while he was there. He developed both the Science and Math curricula. He then became a science educator at a science museum for 5 years developing and performing science programs for all ages including adults. The last 4 years, since moving to North Carolina, he has worked independently bringing these programs to schools in the Triangle.
BOOK SCIENCE EDVENTURES

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Performance
Meet Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton makes a guest appearance to talk to students about his life, and how he changed the world of science. He brings his Laws of Motion and Gravitation to life using students to help him demonstrate his laws of motion in fun and exciting ways. He marvels at all the ways the Laws of Motion have been used for by mankind, especially the space travel during the last 60 years.

Special Requirements: Non-carpeted floor, long table, place to change, and wireless microphone if you wish me to use one.

Maximum Participants: 300

Duration: 40 – 60 minutes

Performance Fee:

Single Performance Fee- $625.00
Two Performances Fee- $875.00

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Performance
Otto von Guericke-The Inventor of NOTHING

IMG_8642WEB I portray Otto von Guericke who was one of the first “citizen scientists”. He helped reawaken Science. Members of the audience will help with some of the famous demonstrations Otto did for the royalty of Europe. Von Guericke uses air pressure to crush an empty one gallon paint can, shoot a ping pong ball through a pop can, and a dozen students will try to pull hemispheres apart that are being pushed together by air pressure.

Special Requirements: 2 long tables, chair, ice(if the school has an ice maker), place to change, and a wireless microphone if the school wishes me to use one.

Maximum Participants: 300

Duration: 40 -60 minutes

Performance Fee:

Single Performance Fee- $625.00
Two Performances Fee- $875.00