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The Ridgefield Playhouse: 80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877

Doktor Kaboom: Live Wire! The Electricity Tour

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10am & 12:15pm

Presented by Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation

Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into its potential. At the dawn of the 19th-century mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues.

Topics covered include: safety; Tesla; Edison; Faraday; lightning bolts, current; voltage; conductive and non-conductive media; electrical arcs; light emission; sparks; resistance; magnetic fields, electric generators: mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils and conductors.

Tickets: $10
Call 203-438-5795 for reservations or email artsed@ridgefieldplayhouse.org
Learn more about the Arts in Education program here

WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT OF: Barker Welfare Foundation, Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, The Box of Rain Foundation, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, First Student, Inc., The George Link, Jr. Charitable Trust, Kohl’s Cares – Associates in Action, Macy’s, The Philip H. and Christine Lodewick Foundation, Pitney Bowes Foundation, Praxair, Union Savings Bank, and Whole Foods Market.