Energy Science Theater

by  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

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What is energy? How does it change? What are the different forms of energy? Students discover the answers to these questions and more through exciting large scale demonstrations.

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About This Program


By Request: $100.00


30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Program times are offered between 8:00 am EST and 5:00 pm EST time. Please contact if you wish for a earlier or later start time. Please request program(s) a minimum of two weeks in advance.

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We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Dayton, Ohio
United States

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery provides interactive science and cultural learning experiences which enrich the lives of children and adults, enhance the quality of life in our community, and promote a broad understanding of the world.

The Boonshoft Museum houses an AZA accredited zoo, a family science center, over one million items in natural history and geology collections, and a planetarium.

Chelsea Holmes

Program Details


1. Introduce energy
2. Demonstration based on energy
3. questions


1. Types of energy
2. Energy transformations
3. Energy transfer

Standards Alignment

National Standards

OH- Ohio Academic Content Standards (now the Ohio Model Curriculum) (2011)
Subject: Science
Grade: Grade 1
Strand Connection: Energy is observed through movement, heating, cooling and the needs of living organisms.
Strand: Physical Science (PS)
Topic: Topic: Motion and Materials
Content Statement:
Properties of objects and materials change.
Strand: Earth and Space (ES)
Topic: Sun, energy and weather
Content Statement:
The Sun is the principle source of energy.
Grade: Grade 3
Strand Connection: Matter is what makes up all substances on Earth. Matter has spe-cific properties and exists in different states. Earth’s resources are made of matter. Mat-ter can be used by living things and can be used for the energy they contain. There are many different forms of energy. Each living component of an ecosystem is composed of matter and uses energy.
Strand: Physical Science (PS)
Topic: Matter and Forms of Energy
Content Statement:
All objects and substances in the natural world are composed of matter. Matter exists in different states, each of which has different properties. Heat, electricity, light, and sound are forms of energy.