Doktor Kaboom – Live Wire! The Electricity Tour

Grades 3 - 8 / 60 Minutes

Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 · 10:00am
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 · 12:30pm

Curriculum Connections:  Science, Theatre

This performance was orginially scheduled for November 10, 2016, but was postponed to February 22, 2017.  We are still accepting reservations.

Doktor Kaboom

Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour is premiering in Washington, DC in September 2014. Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into its potential. At the dawn of the 19th century mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues.

Topics covered include: safety; Tesla; Edison; Faraday; lightning bolts, current; voltage; conductive and non-conductive media; electrical arcs; light emission; sparks; resistance; magnetic fields, electric generators: mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils and conductors.

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