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Shine Bright Speed Light

A fun look at how visible light travels at the same, finite, constant speed.

Carpenter Science Theater

Included with public admission / School rates apply
Ages 11-18 Ages 5-11
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.

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.

Carpenter Science Theater performances can be added to your group visit for no cost, but you must preregister for the program. Click here for more information.

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
Exterior shot of Science Museum during the day.