Science Magic



  • Traveling Program
  • Offering Format: For special event organizers, youth/scout groups, and libraries
  • Recommended for grades 1 – 12 and adults
  • 30 minutes
  • Capacity of 150 per session
  • 1 – 3 sessions per day
  • Requirements: Electricity; indoor, medium-sized open room with clear floor space/outdoors space. Reservation required.
  • Information and reservations: 617-589-0354 or

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Ever wonder how magic tricks really work? This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks. You might learn how to snatch a tablecloth without disturbing the items on top, make a balloon fireproof, and use electromagnetism to defy gravity. For the grand finale, our educator demonstrates how science can make it safe to lie down on a real bed of nails.

Fee: $275 for 1 session, $100 for additional same-day sessions. Extra $50 for 60-minute session. Travel fees may apply.

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