Arcs and Sparks:
This sparktacular show will give your students an electrifying experience that will literally make their hair stand on end. Demonstrations will enable students to learn the shocking truth about the relationship of electricity and magnetism and their impact on matter.
Are you ready to chill? If you are interested in the “coolest” science for your students, then this is a must see program. Liquid nitrogen is used do some chilly science experiments to learn about the states of matter and how matter changes from one state to another. We will use liquid nitrogen to inflate and shrink a balloon, blow the lids off various containers, shatter pennies, and much more.
To infinity and beyond! Students will set out on an adventure to discover the wonders of the universe. We will begin the journey on Earth and fly by the sun and other planets before leaving our solar system to learn more about the vast depths of space. Along the way students will also learn about the history and future of space travel as well as have the opportunity to touch a real space tile as it heated.
Are your students curious about the puzzles of paleontology? Join us on a quest to unearth the mysteries of the dinosaurs. What did they look like? What did they eat? How did they live? How were they similar to animals living today? Together we will learn the answers to these questions and many more by experiencing the methods paleontologists use to gather, document, and interpret dinosaur fossils.
Discovery Dome (Traveling add $125, On site add $75): Explore the galaxies and cosmos with our AEDC STEM Discovery Dome! The dome can hold up to 35 students and their teacher. Get the full planetarium experience by learning about dinosaurs and their extinction, the discovery of the refracting telescope and investigate the rings of Saturn!
Cold Blooded Encounters (Traveling add $25):
Insects and Reptiles, oh my! Introduce your students to the world of ecology with an up-close encounter with the animals of the HOSC. Students will learn about the adaptations, behaviors, classification, and habitats of our resident animals.
Discover the science of sound by exploring all the various ways in which it can be created. Students will make music with various types of instruments to experiment with sound waves, pitch, and volume.
Can't decide on a show? Our Science Extravaganza option is perfect for anybody who loves science. Ranging from a wide variety of different fields of science, even kids with a distaste in science will be blown away!
Ever wonder what it's like to build your own rocket and shoot it off? Well now you can! Our Straw Rockets are perfect for anybody with the desire to create and fly their very own space crafts into the air.
What do Scientists do?
Go in depth with our scientists here at the HOSC! Learn all of the details of what scientists do as well as what type of scientists are out there such as, Biologists and Chemists. You will also learn just how important scientists are! Watch demonstrations of different topics that scientists must know for their careers! Maybe one day you'll want to be a scientist!
Add-ons to the above Programs:
Bearded Dragon Feeding - Birthday child gets to feed him some bugs! - $29
Mammal Artifacts - Add about 15 minutes to the show with a variety of skulls, bones and skins for the kids to learn about and touch - $39
Fun Fossils - Add about 15 minutes to the show with a variety of fun fossils - $39
Buy 2 add-ons and get a third for FREE!