Circus + Science = FUN!

Last night my kids and I attended the sneak peek of the new Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s “Circus: Science Under the Big Top,” which opens today and runs through September 7.

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We learned some cool behind-the-scenes info about how the circus works plus we enjoyed circus performances from The Fern Street Circus, including this impressive juggling act and this act: spinning a ball while doing somersaults.

The kids loved all the circus extras too, like face painting, carnival food (cotton candy, popcorn and hot dogs) as well as circus fun mirrors and carnival games.

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The best part? They were learning about science and having fun at the same time!

“Don’t Try This At Home” Show = Science Made Fun!

Science is always interesting but it’s really cool, (especially for kids), when it’s fun!

That’s why we loved the preview of the “Don’t Try This At Home” science show at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

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Dry ice is always a hit!

There was a lot of quiet anticipation, followed by gasps and giggles and silliness, as well as questions like, “How’d they do that?”

The 20-minute shows run throughout the day at 15 minutes past the hour.

I’ve watched this hair dryer + toilet paper on a paint roller video a lot and it doesn’t get old!