PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Shine Bright Speed Light

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

Carpenter Science Theater

Throughout the Museum
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 can be added to your group visit for an additional fee. Click here for pricing.

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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