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K-12 Science 2 Schools Traveling Science Programs: CAPOW

Program Title:
Program Subtitle:
Chemistry and Physics on Wheels
University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE, United States
Geographical Area:
Nebraska, Western Iowa, Northern Kansas and Southern South Dakota. On major trips throughout the US and Canada we’ve given shows in Rochester New York, Idaho, Washington State, Michigan, Texas, Wyoming and Toronto, CA.
General Description:
We request that for an audience of 50 to 300 we would need an auditorium or suitable room such as a gymnasium, two five foot tables and access to electricity and water for clean up. We have three vans on the road all that are decorated with "CAPOW" and scientific symbols, one is a 1989 Ford E350 van, a 1999 Ford Windstar and a 1993 Chevrolet- 20 van. Our presenters consist of two chemistry profs, two physics profs and two geology profs. Our program was started in 1994.
Area of Science:
Chemistry, Physics and Geology
Target Grade Levels:
Preschool - 16 plus the general public.
Target Group Size:
From a "home school" of a few children to an entire school district in western Nebraska where the rural elementary schools were brought in to the local high school and were presented with a science show.
Basically, a 50 minute show is $150 but the price is negotiable. See website for details.

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