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Auditorium Programs

Auditorium Programs

Available at the Museum or at your school

Book an action-packed auditorium presentation to complement your curriculum. Auditorium programs at the Museum are available from September-June 5 Monday-Fridayand from June-August 28 on Tuesday-Friday. Outreach auditorium programs are available beginning the 2014-2015 school year. All auditorium programs are 45 minutes in duration and can accommodate up to 175 students at the Perot Museum or up to 250 students at your school.

Looking for more field trip learning experiences? Consider adding a classroom program or educational 3D film to enhance your school group's visit!

Electric Theater

Explore the exciting world of electricity with this interactive, educator-led auditorium show. This dynamic program covers a range of content, with topics including static and current electricity, the relationship between electricity and magnetism, and how electricity is used in our daily lives.

Grade and TEKS Objectives:
2nd – 1ab, 2af, 3b, 6ab
3rd – 1a, 2a, 3ad, 4ab, 6abcd
4th – 1a, 2a, 3ad, 4ab, 6abc
5th – 1a, 2abcdf, 3acd, 4ab, 5a, 6ab
6th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab, 6a, 9abc
7th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab
8th – 1a, 2abe, 3ad, 4ab, 5ab
High School IPC – 1a, 2abe, 3adef, 4g, 5acdefg, 6abc
High School Physics – 1a, 2abcdef, 3ade, 4d, 5abcdefg

Fire & Ice

This explosive entertaining auditorium show teachers about matter in a unique way. Your students will see firsthand how matter changes when we add and remove extreme amounts of heat. The program covers states of matter, basic behavior of atoms and molecules, physical and chemical changes of matter and more! 

The presenter was awesome! The kids said Fire & Ice was their favorite thing about our trip.

Grade and TEKS Objectives:
2nd – 1ab, 2aef, 3b, 4a, 5abc, 6a
3rd – 1a, 2af, 3a, 4ab, 5abc, 6a
4th – 1a, 2a, 3a, 4ab, 5ab, 6a
5th – 1a, 2abcdf, 3ad, 4ab, 5abd, 6a
6th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab, 5acd, 6a, 9ab
7th – 1a, 2abe, 3ad, 4ab, 5a
8th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab
High School Chemistry – 1ab, 3ef, 4ac, 11ab
High School Physics – 1a, 2ef, 3ade, 6efg
High School IPC – 1a, 4be, 3aef, 5ade, 6ac, 7ab

Nature’s Extremes

From the dark ocean depths to the icy Arctic, join us for an interactive, educator-led exploration of life at the extremes and the adaptations that wildlife in these and other extreme enviornments have evolved to help them survive. Along the way, your class will learn about tiny tardigrades, gigantic dinosaurs and many more extreme animals! (At the Perot Museum only.)

Grade and TEKS Objectives:
2nd – 2af, 3bc, 9abc, 10a
3rd – 2a, 3d, 9ab, 10ab
4th – 2a, 3d, 9ab, 10a
5th – 3d, 9ac, 10ab
6th – 2a, 3ad, 12de
7th – 2a, 3ad, 10ab, 11b, 12a
8th – 2a, 3ad, 11abc

Super Hero Science

It’s a bird, it’s a plane – no, it’s Super Hero Science! Discover the science behind super heroes and their amazing powers with this interactive, educator-led auditorium show. The program explores topics such as energy, forces and motion, smart materials, magnetism, levitation and properties of light. 

Super Hero Science covered the electromagnetic spectrum and color blindness and the different color receptors in our eyes. This was very helpful background information later in my classroom when we were talking about genetics.

Grade and TEKS Objectives:
2nd – 1ab, 2aef, 3b, 4a, 5abcd, 6abc
3rd – 1a, 2af, 3acd, 4ab, 5abc, 6abc
4th – 1a, 2a, 3ad, 4ab, 5a, 6ad
5th – 1a, 2abcdf, 3ad, 4ab, 5a, 6abcd
6th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab, 5abcd, 6a, 8abc, 9abc
7th – 1a, 2ab, 3ad, 4ab
8th – 1a, 2abe, 3ad, 4ab, 5abcdf, 6abc
High School IPC – 1a, 2abe, 3adef, 4acdeg, 5abdeg, 6ab, 7abc
High School Physics – 1a, 2abcdef, 3ade, 4abcd, 6abcdefg, 7abcde, 8ab
High School Chemistry – 1a, 2abcdeghi, 3adef, 4ac, 6b, 7d, 11ab

Physics Circus

In this exciting, 30 minute theater-style program, your students will experience exciting demonstrations of physics and math concepts that thrill, excite and inspire! (At the Perot Museum only).

Grade and TEKS Objectives:
K – 1ab, 2abcde, 3bc, 5a, 6cd
1st – 1ab, 2abcde, 3bc, 4b, 5a, 6cd
2nd – 1ab, 2aef, 3b, 5bc, 6cd
3rd – 1a, 2af, 3ad, 4ab, 5c, 6abc
4th – 1a, 2a, 3ad, 4ab, 5a, 6ad
5th – 1a, 2abcdef, 3ad, 4ab, 5a, 6ad

Auditorium Programs
Program Events

Electric Theater
Fire & Ice
Nature’s Extremes
Super Hero Science
Physics Circus