Scien-tastic

Curriculum Relevance:

Science - inquiry and exploration, problem solving and making informed evidence based decisions. Making Science fun.

A fun filled show with scientific outcomes.

Scien-tastic

In Science, some opposites attract, while others repel. In this theatrical experience opposites create loads of fun and humour. These two opposites (Ruth and Tim) create great Science experiences with wonderfully visual outcomes and lashings of humorous fun.

Tim thinks Science is rather dull and would much rather play computer games; that is until Ruth sets him and the audience some challenges and shows them how to achieve some really cool outcomes. Using balloons, liquids of different density, edible fruits, corks, colour, common bleach, magnets and even a homemade vortex cannon, Ruth (sometimes with Tim’s assistance and at other times despite his misguided enthusiasm) sets out to prove that objects don’t always do what you expect them to.

With an emphasis on safety and fun in equal proportions, Scien-tastic shows that Science is for everyone, educational as well as loads of fun. It gets students’ brains working, trying to predict the outcome and of course after each experiment Ruth explains the Science behind what they have just seen. These thought provoking, sometimes wacky, scientific exercises use many everyday items as well as things a little out of the ordinary.

The drama, conflict and comedy of theatre are all combined in Scien-tastic to peak students’ interest in the wonderful world of Science today.

Scien-tastic

What others have said about Ruth and Tim’s previous performances in schools:

Very clear message. The performers were very engaging. Clearly loved what they were doing.

Sharon O Callaghan. K to Year 6. Berkeley West Public School. NSW.

Well performed and very funny! One of the best shows I have seen in 16 years of education. Very well organised - A massive thank you.

Nathan Somerville. K to Year 6. Wavell Heights State School. QLD.

Excellent. The children loved all aspects of the performance and were totally engaged. All the teachers gave positive feedback.

Debra Torre. K to Year 6. St Benedicts School. Burwood. VIC.

Very engaging, educational and very charismatic. Fantastic.

Kim Woods. Blackwell Public School. St Clair. NSW.

Entertaining and appropriate. Appealed at different levels for all audience members.

Veronica Kucharski. K to Year 3. Indooroopilly State School. Indooroopilly. QLD.

Price: $6.60 per student ($6.00 + $0.60 GST).

Suitable: Preps, K to Year 7.

Minimum Audience Size: 130 students.

Times:Show: 50 to 55 minutes. Set up: 40 minutes. Pack up: 30 minutes.

Requires an indoor performing area 4m deep x 6m wide.

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