Fusion Science Theater presents the Amazing Chemical Circus: A New Model of Outreach that uses Theater to Engage Children in Learning

October 15th, 2010 | RESEARCH

This article describes models used in Fusion Science Theater to engage children in learning about science. It draws parallels between scientific investigation and theatrical performance that reveal common underlying principles. The article also reports on the show's development, form, content, evaluation, and impact.


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Team Members

Fusion Science Theater, Contributor
Holly Walter Kerby, Author, Fusion Science Theater
Joanne Cantor, Author, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Marcia Weiland, Author, Attainment Company
Christopher Babiarz, Author, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Anne Kerby, Author, Madison Area Technical College


Publication: Journal of Chemical Education
Volume: 87
Number: 10
Page(s): 1024


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Funding Amount: 75000

Related URLs

Full Text
Fusion Science Theater: An Innovative Model to Sow and Grow The Seeds of STEM Through Community-Based Science Theater


Audience: Educators | Teachers | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Art | music | theater | Chemistry
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Public Programs | Theater Programs