Bill Blagg’s The Science of Magic
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Grades 2nd to 7th
Curriculum Connections: STEM, Science, Magic, Performing Arts
Themes: Problem-solving, Suspension of disbelief, Perspective
For centuries magicians have used various scientific principles to make people levitate in mid-air and vanish in the blink of an eye. Illusionist Bill Blagg’s one-of-a-kind educational experience, The Science of Magic, takes students on a rare, never-before-seen journey “behind the scenes” of the magic world. Students will discover firsthand how magicians use science to create the impossible!
Bill’s comedy-filled, action-packed presentation is highly interactive and makes science fun and exciting! Students will use the Scientific Method to levitate one of their teachers in mid-air and even learn how the science of reflection can make their homework magically disappear! In addition, Bill performs some of his mind-blowing, grand-scale illusions with a scientific twist! Bill will even present an incredible display of the water cycle by making it snow from his bare hands! Students will watch in amazement as science creates magic right before their very eyes!
The Science of Magic is designed to excite, educate, intrigue and promote students to think “outside the box” and spawn their curiosity about how science and the Scientific Method are used by magicians to create the impossible!