Assembly Programs

These dynamite demos feature experiments, investigations, and explanations woven together in a stimulating presentation…perfect for a STEM learning experience!

Grades: K – 8
Length: 30-45 minutes
Up to 150 participants
Cost: $300 ($250 additional show of the same topic, day, and location.)

Travel fees may apply.

To begin the reservation process, complete the Outreach Request Form and someone will contact you.  For additional questions, contact us at outreach@discoverycentermuseum.org or phone 815-972-2844.

Our calendar fills well in advance. For the best choice of dates, please book 2 - 12 months before your planned event. 

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The Captivating Chemistry Show

Solids, liquids, and gases combine to create chemical changes that look like magic. Chemistry becomes apparent using surprising reactions that create colors, fabricate foam, and explode!
Next Generation Science Standards: ESS3.A, PS1.AB, PS2.B, PS3.ABCD





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Excitement goes up as the temperature drops in this ultra-cold show! Witness instant phase changes and identify the differences in states of matter as they succumb to the frigid world of liquid gas!
Next Generation Science Standards: PS1.AB, PS3.AB 

This program has special requirements.



Forces in Motion

Amazing feats come together to weave the story of Newton’s Laws of Motion in this compelling program! From collisions to physics games, this is one memorable science lesson!
Next Generation Science Standards: ETS1.ABC, PS2.AB, PS3.ABC

This program has special requirements.