Jay and Leslie's Laughing Matters

Professor I Drop

SCIENCE WORKSHOP

Professor I Drop, The Juggling Scientist

Appropriate For: Grades 3-6

Best For: Grades 4-5

Program Length: 45 minutes

Curriculum Objectives: Famous Scientists, Energy, Potential Energy, Hypotheses, Problem Solving

Maximum 30 students per workshop

Jay starts this solo science workshop with poems he wrote about famous scientists. Each poem has a juggling trick or mime illusion to go with it.

Next he teaches about kinetic and potential energy using bean bags, spinning plates, and other juggling props.

In the finale, students make up experiments to solve the Mystery of the Four Boxes. Students engage in scientific thinking and creative problem solving.