Assembly Shows

Participate in interactive assembly programs at the Indiana State Museum or at your school. Your students might even find themselves in the thick of the action!

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Call Program and Schedule Manager Krystle Mangan at 317.509.7679.

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Email kmangan@indianamuseum.org for more details.

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In-museum details

Dates: Offered Wednesday-Friday, from September 2021 through May 2022

Length: 45 minutes

Min./max. number of students: 30/240

Cost: $3/student, $90 fee for fewer than 30 students

Outreach Details

Dates: Offered Monday-Friday, year-round

Length: 45 minutes

Max. number of students: 150

Cost: $250/show; additional shows $150 for the same show

Travel fees: 30-60 miles=$20; 60-90 miles=$40; 90+ miles=$60

FRED THE MASTODON

In this lively performance, meet Fred the Mastodon, an Ice Age mammal who wanders the Indiana landscape searching for his herd. Animal adaptations and the importance of friendship are explored during this interactive show.

Indiana Academic Standards: SCIENCE K.PS.1, K.LS.2, K.LS.3, K.3.5, 1.LS.2, 1.LS.3, 1.LS.4, 2.LS.1, 2.LS.3

MIND-BOGGLING SCIENCE SHOW

Our staff scientist needs your students’ help to solve a mind-boggling problem. We’ll question, experiment and try again as we work our way through the design process to find the solution. But wait: Could there be more than one solution? Join us to find out.

Indiana Academic Standards: SCIENCE K.PS.1, K.PS.2, K.PS.3, K.PS.4, K-2.E1, K-2.E.2, K-2.E.3, 1.PS.1, 2.PS.1, 3.PS.1, 3-5.E.1, 3-5.E.2, 3-5.E.3

FOLEY SOUND: BE PART OF THE SHOW!

Learn about sound engineering, the properties of sound and generate sound energy. Find out how the techniques of sound effects, started by Jack Donovan Foley, in the early days of motion pictures and radio, translate to today’s media. Students will help create some of the common sounds they hear in their favorite TV shows and movies. Come hear the difference that Foley Sound makes!

Indiana Academic Standards: 3.PS.3, 3.PS.4, 4.PS.5, 6.PS.4

THE LIAR’S BENCH

Three stories – which one is true? Students are challenged to use their deductive powers and skills of observation to decide which of the three stories about objects are true. This highly interactive show emphasizes the innovation and ingenuity of Indiana Hoosiers.

Indiana Academic Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: 4.1.6, 4.1.9, 4.4.1, 4.4.7, 5.2.8, 8.1.31; INDIANA STUDIES: is.1.9, IS.5.2, IS.55, IS.5.8, IS.5.12