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This performance is for school groups only.
Recommended for Grades: 3 – 8
Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures with its potential. At the dawn of the 19th century, mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed, and the journey continues. This unique event, co-commissioned by Doktor Kaboom and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts returns to The Performing Arts Center thanks to popular demand. Hold on to your hats!
Topics covered include: safety; Tesla; Edison; Faraday; lightning bolts; current; voltage; conductive and nonconductive media; electrical arcs; light emission; sparks; resistance; magnetic fields; electric generators; mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils and conductors.
To reserve seating please contact our Arts-In-Education department at 914.251.6232.