SMART-Center

(Science, Mathematics, Art, Research, and Technology)

PO Box 6582

Wheeling, West Virginia  26003

Robert E. Strong, Director

Richard Pollack, Director of Energy Projects and Technology

Elizabeth A. Strong, Program Coordinator

 

Phone #: (304) 23DINOS (233-4667)

e-mail: libby@smartcenter.org

 

 

In addition to the one, two, or three hour workshop style programs available at schools and at the SMART Centre Market on Mondays and Tuesdays, the following sample topics are currently available or a series of demonstrations may be designed around a topic of your choice.

 

Demos in the Dark- participate in interactive chemistry and physics demonstrations involving visible light and other forms of energy.

 

Demos in Flight - the principle of flight including lift, Bernoulli's Principle, etc. will be investigated in an interactive manner.

 

Demos with Density - find out how density applies to everyday life with this series of demonstrations including watching a hot air balloon rise.

 

Forces and Energy - investigate a variety of forces and energy in this interactive program, including an air cannon!

 

Lasers, Light, and Sound - watch and listen while light and sound energy are demonstrated with a laser light show and a variety of color and sound demos.

 

      Chemical Reactions - View and participate in a variety of safe, yet interesting chemical reactions!

      

      Pressure Demos-Watch how pressure really changes things.  Have you ever made “peep jerky”?        

 

      Optical Illusions - Can you really believe your eyes?  Interact with several different optical                illusions that help to answer this question.

 

Demonstration series programs on a school site cost $300.00 per 2 forty-five programs.  Audiences may be housed in gymnasiums, etc.  For distances over 50 miles, a travel fee is also charged.  Please contact the SMART Center at least two weeks in advance to schedule your program.

               Programs are correlated to the state science standards and objectives.