Science Live! Connect2Texas Spotlight Session - Unseen Forces VIEW ONLY

by  Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

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Everything in our Universe moves and interacts, and forces play a major role in that movement. With giant cannons, a hovercraft, and other crazy demonstrations. Unseen Forces investigates the relationship between force and motion and explains how these unseen forces are at work in our daily lives.

This scheduled program is designed for grades 2-6.

This is a VIEW ONLY version of this program.

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DHDC Education Partner Districts: Contact DHDC for your district's pricing
Region 16 (Texas) ISDs: $145
All Other ISDs and Organizations: $165

Payment in full must be made at least one week in advance of your scheduled program date.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Brain Research, Gifted & Talented, Health/Physical Education, Problem Solving, Sciences, Special Education, Special Needs

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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Booking Information

Program must be scheduled at least THREE weeks in advance.

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Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

Amarillo, TX
United States

Explosions, melting metal and fire eating?
It's all in a day's work at the Don Harrington Discovery Center!

Serving our five-state region since 1976, DHDC is an interactive, hands-on science learning center which hosts tens of thousands of participants through our Education Program each year.

Our distance learning sessions feature our Science Live! shows which are 45 to 60-minute long "edu-tainment" events bursting with hair-raising demonstrations and explosive results live-streamed into your classrooms and auditoriums in spectacular high definition.  Funny, engaging, and jam-packed with learning, Science Live! will leave your students cheering for more!

All of our education programs align with both the TEKS (Texas) and the NGSS and a cross-curricular Correlation Chart is available to view with each program we offer.

Heather Stover

Program Details


Science Live! Shows are interactive “edu-tainment” programs showcasing a variety of science concepts.


Grades PK-5
• Observe how the motion and position can be changed by pushing or pulling, showing that work is being done.
• Investigate the effects of force on various objects.

Grades 6-8
• Identify the similarities and differences between potential and kinetic energy
• Demonstrate how the motion and position of objects are affected by unbalanced forces.
• Investigate Newton’s laws of motion and their real-world applications.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.W.8 -- Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.4 -- Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.WHST.7 -- Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
CCSS.MATH.2.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.2.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.3.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.3.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.4.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.4.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.5.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.5.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.6.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.Downloadable NGSS Correlation Chart is available in the Program Materials Section above.

State Standards

Texas Downloadable TEKS (Texas) Correlation chart is listed in the Program Materials section above.