Shine Bright Speed Light

Shine Bright Speed Light

Come listen to a tale of how visible light travels at the same, finite, constant speed.

Barbara Thalhimer Theater
Included with Admission
All Ages
20 minutes
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Learn how visible light travels at the same, finite, constant speed, no matter what the source. This adventure includes silliness, music and a little magic.

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About Carpenter Science Theater

Our professional tale tellers deliver intriguing science stories with energy and style for guests of all ages. Performances run between 15 and 20 minutes, and are both entertaining and educational.

Shine Bright Speed Light is suitable for grades 3–8

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

  • 3rd Grade: 2
  • 5th Grade: 6
  • Physical Science: 7

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