2017-2018 Party Program

"Pirates: Lost at Sea"

Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: K-5
Size: Up to 30 Kids

Ahoy there! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way off the island before all hope is lost … at sea!

Throughout the story, the birthday child and their friends will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, physical and chemical changes, inertia, scientific variables and more. Don't miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist!

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DIY Favors
As an added bonus, all party guests get to make and take home their very own concoction of ooey, gooey SLIME!


The Interactive Science & Storytelling Program

With the help of audience volunteers, we conduct science experiments to bring an exciting story to life!


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Fun & Engaging

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Appropriate
We take abstract science concepts and present them in a tangible, easy to digest way, ensuring everyone will be engaged — regardless of age, experience or ability.

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Exciting
Awesome explosions and fun, suspenseful stories will keep the kids on the edge of their seats!

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Dynamic
Through the power of voice, expression and pantomime, the program comes to life and the children become invested in the outcome of both the story and the experiments.

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Immersive
We transport the audience into the adventure along with us! We utilize the entire performance space, so even kids in the back will feel like they are part of the action!

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Energetic
This is not a low-key event! Our performers are teeming with excitement and passion, which energizes and captivates the audience.

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Fresh
We create a brand new show with different stories and experiments each summer, so even if you saw us in previous years, your party will be new and exciting.


Interactive

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Volunteers
The birthday child and their friends will help the performer set up and conduct each experiment. We involve as many volunteers as safely possible.

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Group Learning
Everyone in the room gets involved through purposeful call-and-response. Guided by the ScienceTeller, children will have fun asking questions, making predictions and comparing results in a safe and positive environment. 

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Close-Up Views
Whenever possible, we bring the experiment out into the crowd so everyone in the audience gets to experience it up close!


Educational

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Content
The program covers a broad range of topics within the fields of chemistry and physics, including vocabulary, concepts and laws, and the scientific method of designing and testing solutions collaboratively and creatively.

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Standards
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were developed by states to improve science education and to set expectations for what students should know. We take care to incorporate the following standards, so you can be sure the content of the party supports the curriculum in your children's classroom:

PS1 A-B: Structure & Property of Matter / Chemical Reactions
PS2 A-B: Forces & Motion
PS3 A-C: Energy

ETS1 A-C: Engineering Design


Professional

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Experience
Finding high quality birthday party programs can be tricky. Trust experience. With thousands of happy, longtime customers since 2004, ScienceTellers is an expert in children's programming.

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Background Checks
We take the safety of children extremely seriously. All performers must pass exhaustive background screenings and criminal checks before they are allowed to work with ScienceTellers.

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Personality
We take great care to only hire performers who are positive, friendly and compassionate, because those are the type of people we would want to perform for our own children.

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Training
All ScienceTellers employees complete a comprehensive training course, through which they learn how to conduct the experiments safely and properly. The entire team repeats training every year.

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Support
Fast response times. Automatic reminders. Simple requirements. Flexible setup. We know what goes into planning a great party, so we have you covered from start to finish.


ScienceTellers brings science to life! This was our second assembly and the kids went wild, again!
— Janine Morrison, WCK Walls School (Pitman, NJ)
The children were in awe of the performance. We highly recommend it.
— Patti Harnwell, Lynnewood School (Havertown, PA)

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Tiered Pricing
We offer tiered pricing depending on the number of children at the party:

Up to 10 kids: $250
11-15 kids: $275
16-20 kids: $300
21-25 kids: $325
26-30 kids: $350


Payment Methods

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Payment is due by credit card before or on the day of the program. Checks are NOT accepted. There are three ways you can pay with your credit card:

  1. Pay online by clicking the link in your email invoice.
  2. Pay over the phone by calling 908-334-2525.
  3. The performer can process your credit card the day of the program.

Booking

When you are ready to book your party, please fill out the online Booking Request Form with as much information as possible. We will get back to you within 24-48 hours. If you haven't received a reply after 48 hours, please check your spam or give us a call.

If you have any questions before or during the booking process, you can reach us at info@sciencetellers.com or 908-334-2525.