Super Science Live – Eye Opening Experiments All Summer at the Virginia Living Museum!
Join the Museum’s amazing educators each day to observe different eye-opening experiments! See below for a specific schedule of experiments (subject to change based on daily conditions) And don’t forget they also have the Jurassic Giants: of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods special exhibit this summer (part of admission too!)
Cost: Included with museum admission
Time: Saturdays & Sundays 11:15am & 12:15pm
Location: Amphitheater (Inside in case of inclement weather) Virginia Living Museum 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
Here is the Schedule for Super Science Live!
|June 19th & 20th||Bernoulli Vacuum||Using the Bernoulli Principle to levitate objects using a vacuum cleaner.|
|June 26th & 27th||Elephant Toothpaste||Showcases an exothermic chemical reaction to create a big bubbly mess.|
|July 3rd & 4th||Wind Tubes||Demonstrating the power of air flow by blowing up large tubes using a single breath.|
|July 10th & 11th||Water Surface Tension||Demonstration of the power of surface tension by inverting containers of water over a person.|
|July 17th & 18th||Standing on a Cardboard Cylinder||Demonstrating the power of a cylinder by having one made of cardboard support the weight of a fully grown adult.|
|July 24th & 25th||Air Zooka||The power of air flow is used to knock cups around from long distances.|
|July 31st & Aug 1st||Piezo Popper||The explosive power of alcohol is demonstrated by having a film canister go flying and making a lot of noise.|
|Aug 7th & 8th||Phone Book Friction||Static friction is demonstrated using the interleaved pages of two phone books.|
|Aug 14th & 15th||Ball Chain Drop||The unusual behavior of ball chain to seemingly defy gravity is demonstrated thanks to Newton’s First Law of Motion.|
|Aug 21st & 22nd||Xylos||Gyroscopic Stability is demonstrated|
|Aug 28th & 29th||Diet Coke and Mentos||A chemical reaction produces a bubbly mess and the benefits of a nozzle are demonstrated.|
|Sept 4th, 5th & 6th||Alka Seltzer Rockets||A chemical react|
ion is used to launch film canisters.