Dynamic Demos & Learning Labs

Dynamic Demos and Learning Labs are hands-on science demonstrations and activities that can be tailored to your individual groups.

All Dynamic Demos and Learning Labs are now aligned to current standards and the NGSS. All have great demonstrations and audience participation.

Dynamic Demos (K-12)

Dynamic Demos are hands-on science demonstrations and activities that can be tailored to your individual groups. All Dynamic Demos are now aligned to current standards and the NGSS. All have great demonstrations and audience participation.

Please contact our Group Sales Coordinator at 850.645.7777 or Susan Borland at 850.645.7787 if you need additional information or are interested in scheduling a Dynamic Demo or Learning Lab.

  • Dynamic Demos are 45 minutes unless otherwise noted
  • Fee is $2.75/student with a $75 minimum unless otherwise noted

 

Grades K-5: General Science (for multi-age groups)

Force car with string, sail, fan and magnet; Airzooka; Metal catapult; Van der Graaf generator; Lasers; Energy demos

 

Grades K-5: Space Science (for multi-age groups) 

Drop tower; rotating platform/gyroscopes; Air pressure (bell jar, sound jar, air pressure accelerator) demos; Tuning forks

 

Grades K-1Force, Motion, and Gravity

Push/pull car; slingshot; drop tower; different masses on springs; air table; tuning forks

 

Grade 2: Force, Motion and Matter

Force car with string, sail, and magnet, fan, magnet; air track and hanging masses; anchored metal chain and magnet; flasks and beakers; ice, water and hot plate.

 

Grade 3: Light and Heat

Lasers; parabolic mirror and heat lamp; different types of light bulbs; ice, water and hot plate

 

Grade 3: Energy and Matter

Density blocks, different density liquids in flasks; metal catapult; Tesla coil; speaker and amplifier; electric motor

 

Grade 4: Energy

Pendulum impactor; drop impactor; function generator; electric motor; heat conductometer

 

Grade 4: Motion and Matter

Air track; air pressure accelerator; density blocks and scales; various objects and beakers; Ferro fluid; magnets; anchored metal chain

 

Grade 5: Electricity

Current demonstrator and battery; electric motor and hand generator; water conductivity demonstrator; electromagnets; Tesla coil; plasma sphere; Van de Graf generator

 

Grade 5: Force and Motion

Air track; pendulum impactor; drop impactor; masses on springs; Bernouli demos; torque demonstrator; gyroscope

 

Grade 6-8: Force

Motion balls; Airzooka; Air pressure accelerator; glass jug and 90% isopropyl alcohol; gravity dropper; orbit demonstrator; density blocks; small Van de Graf generator; Neodymium magnets

 

Grade 6-8: Energy

Current demonstrator; Tesla coil; parabolic mirror; UV lamp and lasers; convection and conduction demonstrators; Infrared thermometer

 

Grade 6-8: Air pressure

Airzooka; air pressure demonstrator; bicycle pump; air pressure accelerator; glass jug and 90% alcohol; vacuum pump; hair dryer; fire tornado

 

Grade 6-8: Space Science

Orbit demonstrator; Rotating platform; Air space and pressure demos (Bell jar, sound jar, air pressure accelerator)

 

Grade 6-8: General Science

Air track and accessories; Rotating platform; Large elastic band; Various lasers, acrylic block and prisms; Small Van der Graaf; Ferrofluid; Neodymium magnets

 

Grade 6-8: Neurovestibular System

Distortion goggles, Barany chair, Rotating platform

 

IMAX Learning Labs (K-8)

IMAX Learning Labs are designed to accompany one of our IMAX documentaries. Each lab lasts 45 minutes and is designed for up to 30 students. Labs may include a make-and-take activity for each student. For example, harness the engineering design process to create your very own wearable shoes in our Dream Big 3D Learning Lab!

Fee is $3.75/student with a $75 minimum. Specific activities determined by grade level.

 

View our IMAX Movie Library

 

Planetarium Learning Labs (K-8)

Planetarium Learning Labs are designed to accompany one of our planetarium shows. Each lab lasts 45 minutes and is designed for up to 30 students. Labs may include a make-and-take activity for each student. For example, learn about the planets of the Solar System, the importance of models, and the true scale of the Solar System on our Ultimate Universe Learning Lab!

Fee is $3.75/student with a $75 minimum. Specific activities determined by grade level.

 

View our Planetarium Movie Library

 

Science Learning Labs
Make Your Own Bernoulli Straw

K-8; 90 minutes; $10/student; minimum $150
Includes aerodynamics and additional Bernoulli principle demonstrations.
Students construct their own Bernoulli straw that they can take home.

 

Build Your Own Electric Motor 

Grades 6-12; 90 minutes; $10/student; minimum $150
This lab includes some electromagnetic demonstrations.
Students build their own electric motor to take home.

 

Build Your Own Electromagnet

Grades 4-8; 90 minutes; $10/student; minimum $150
This lab includes electricity and magnetism demonstrations.
Students build their own electromagnet, do experiments with it, and get to take it home.

 

Rocketry

Grades 4-12; 90 minutes; $10/student; minimum $150
Learn rocketry principals and Newton’s laws of motion using alka-seltzer rockets. Students will build and launch paper rockets.

 

Robotics

Grades 6-12; 3 hours; $20/student; minimum $300 (maximum 30 students) 
In this lab students will build their own EV3 Lego robot and watch it work.
Students will program the EV3 and work with robotic arms

 

Please contact our Sales Department at 850.645.7777 or Susan Borland at 850.645.7787 if you need additional information or are interested in scheduling a Dynamic Demo or Learning Lab.