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BILL BLAGG’S MAGIC SCIENCE LAB

January 4 - April 4, 2021

FREE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
GRADES 2-5

(on-demand video series)

Illusionist Bill Blagg’s brand-new Magic Science Lab will have students on the edge of their seats...in the classroom or at home...as they discover how science creates magic right before their very eyes!  During this digital “Arts Engagement” from Bill’s Magic Science Lab, students join Bill on a magic-filled exploration of fundamental scientific principles associated with the Scientific Method!  Every Magic Science Lab video and accompanying lessons is highly interactive & filled with educational science-based magic S.T.E.M. activities for students to explore making learning science fun & exciting!  All of the lessons presented meet national and state science standards.

Note: due to licensing restrictions, this virtual field trip is open to schools and home educators who would typically be able to attend a school matinee at a Des Moines Performing Arts venue. If you are an Iowa teacher or home educator beyond this geographic radius, please contact education@dmpa.org to explore what is possible.

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CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

Science

Scientific Method, Water Cycle, Physical Changes, Physical Properties, Gravity, Newton’s Laws of Motion and more

Social-Emotional Learning

Self-Awareness: Having a growth mindset; Developing interests and a sense of purpose

Self-Management: Exhibiting self-discipline and self-motivation; setting personal and collective goals; Using planning and organizational skills

Responsible Decision-Making: Demonstrating curiosity and open-mindedness; Learning to make a reasoned judgment after analyzing information, data, facts; Anticipating and evaluating the consequences of one’s actions; Recognizing how critical thinking skills are useful both inside & outside school

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long is the series?
Bill Blagg’s Magic Science Lab video series has 35-40 minutes of content total.

When can my students view it? 
January 4-April 4, 2021

Do you have any supplemental material to accompany the show?
Yes – we will send you additional materials to set context and help your students reflect on the virtual field trip experience.

Event Details

FORMAT:
ON-DEMAND VIDEO SERIES

Streaming January 4 – April 4, 2021
Grades 2-5

Des Moines Performing Arts is proud to offer this education opportunity at no cost to participants.

School Groups: Register Here!

Home Educators: Register Here!

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