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K-12 Science 2 Schools Traveling Science Programs: Magic Tricks - Science Facts

Program Title:
Magic Tricks - Science Facts
Program Subtitle:
a/k/a The Scientific Magic Show
Location:
with support from the City University of New York New York City, NY, United States
Website:
E-mail:
Geographical Area:
Generally the East Coast of US but will often travel the entire US and Mexico to teach and present Programs as well as Europe, Africa and Asia.
General Description:
Discrepant events in the form of magic tricks are presented. The effects are discussed with the audience, then explained. The explanation is always a scientific principle. Based upon Bob Friedhoffer's 30+ award winning books.

Also:

The Deception of Perception (a presentation discussing and teaching about perception)

Einstein and Beyound - The Magic Show ( a show teaching Newtonian, Einsteinian, and Quantum physics as featured at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC - stagecraft and magic tricks used to demonstrate the effects of phenomena that can not usually be demonstrated)
Area of Science:
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Physics, General Science, Math, Perception/Psychology, some Biology (bio-mechanics and bio-physics)
Target Grade Levels:
K-6, 7-12, University level, General Family Audiences
Target Group Size:
Larger Venues but sometime will do hands on in classrooms as part of a program.
Cost:
Contact the email addresses given above.

The information contained in this page is accurate as of March, 2003.