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Science Museum Live : The Energy Show



"I'm a primary school teacher so definitely going to be bringing my children. Brilliant!" , teacher who saw the show in July 2013.

Back by popular demand, The Energy Show is an explosive theatre production that's a must-see for KS2 and KS3 students.

Join Annabella and Phil, two futuristic science students, in a race against time to prove their knowledge of energy. With help from their virtual lab-assistant, i-nstein, and a steampunk workshop full of gadgets and chemicals, they will question, explore, experiment and explode anything and everything they can lay their hands on.

See methane bubbles set alight to create fireballs, watch liquid nitrogen freeze flowers and dodge the hydrogen rockets as they are fired into the audience. Stand well back and cover your ears - this show is explosively exciting!


Performances at the Science Museum from 20 July to 3 August 2014. 

Booking terms apply.

Teachers' notes
We've produced some notes explaining the science behind the demos featured in The Energy Show. There are also suggested activities to use when following up the show in the classroom.
Download the teachers' notes (pdf).

Tour dates
Can't bring your class to London? Science Museum Live: The Energy Show is currently on a national tour. Check to see whether the show is coming to a theatre near you.
Tour venues and dates.

Booking info
The details below refer to performances at the Science Museum.
For other tour venues please visit the theatre's own website for prices and to make a booking.

75 minutes
Suitable for:
ages 7-14
Places per session:
Pre-booking req'd:
Supervisory ratio:
1:8 for KS2, 1:10 for KS3
£7 per student, accompanying adults free.

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