“The Legend of the Golden Piano”
Available through May 2019

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The Story

Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! After the Sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids saddle up to foil the great heist and put a rotten cowboy back behind bars!

 

The Science

We use awesome science experiments to bring key parts of the story to life. Volunteers from the audience will:

  • Make the colors of the wild western sunset appear by using special pH indicators.

  • Create the sound of "fireworks" by setting off a chain of chemical reactions with common household items.

  • Demonstrate the effects of inertia and gravity on a runaway train.

And much, much more!!

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Show Specs

Length: 45 Minutes.

Ages: 4-12. (Younger children are welcomed with adult supervision.)

Size: Maximum 300 people per show.

Next Generation Science Standards: PS1 & 2.

 

Arrival & Setup

Your ScienceTeller will arrive about 45-60 minutes before show time to set up.

If you need to get in touch with the ScienceTeller directly, their name and cell are on the reminder emails/texts.

Make sure the office has your cell so we can get in touch with you the day of the show.

 
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Requirements

  • Two tables. Any size will work, but ideally 4 to 6 feet long.

  • Trashcan, any size.

  • Electrical outlet.

  • Access to a sink during setup. (Kitchen, custodial, bathroom — any sink will do. It doesn’t need to be in the performance room.)

The ScienceTeller will provide their own sound system. They will also bring tape to mark the performance area.

 
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Room Setup

The show can be performed anywhere! We will tailor our setup to your specific venue and preferences. However, here is our ideal room setup:

  • Performer on the same level as the audience (no stage).

  • Children seated on the floor.

  • Chairs for adults in the back and/or on the sides.

  • The ScienceTeller will bring blue painter's tape to mark the performance area and a center aisle.

 

Payment

Parties and Preschools: We require a credit card payment before or on the day of the show.

  • Pay online by clicking the link in the email invoice.

  • The performer can process your card the day of the performance.

Libraries, School Assemblies, and all other events: Please mail a check directly to our billing office:

ScienceTellers
P.O. Box 6741
Hillsborough, NJ 08844