Science explodes on stage
15 August 2017
Entertainment and science collided on stage in an explosive display.
Dr Graham Walker of Science ShowOffs performed two 'Blow Up Science' shows at the University of Canterbury’s Jack Mann Theatre in July.
Children and families were enthralled by his antics, including launching marshmallows out of a vacuum cleaner, making rockets from common household items, and launching teddy bears using liquid nitrogen.
Dr Graham Walker has been performing science shows for the past 15 years and regularly thrills audiences around the world with his unique brand of entertaining and engaging science. He was brought to New Zealand by Royal Society NZ/Te Apārangi to celebrate their 150th anniversary. He also performed shows in Auckland, Whangarei, and Greymouth.
Big thanks to Drs Jan Wikaira and Sarah Masters from UC Chemistry for all their assistance.
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