Doktor Kaboom – Live Wire! The Electricity Tour

Grades 3 - 8 / 60 Minutes

Thu., Nov. 10, 2016 · 10:00am
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016 · 12:30pm

Curriculum Connections:  Science, Theatre

Planning a last minute field trip? You can still register for a performance less than four weeks prior to the show. Payment will be due after you receive a confirmation.

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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