Mad Science of St. Louis

Basic Information

Address: 8420-R Olive Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63132
Phone Number: 314-991-8000
Fax Number: 314-991-8003
Director: Alan Simon

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Mad Science of St. Louis
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Additional Information

Focus: Science Shows and Booths
Grade Levels: K-5
Length: 45-60 Minutes per show

Travel charges apply outside of St. Louis City/County. Multiple school that book together may split the travel fee.

Pricing: $295 for up to 100 students, $330 for 100-250 students, Booths $175 per hour per Mad Scientist, additional assembly prices available to allow for smaller groups following COVID restrictions
Setup: Mad Science will need the venue to provide a table, an electrical outlet and access to running water.
Equipment: Mad Science will provide all necessary equipment. The venue must provide a table, water and electricity.

All assemblies are available to be conducted virtually.

See how exciting our shows can be!

We offer the following spectacular shows:

Fire and Ice Show

Fire and Ice- Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientist! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science "burp" potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.

Scientific Objectives: Chemical reactions, air pressure, sublimation, and states of matter

Up Up and Away ShowUp, Up and Away! - This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft will help children understand the power of air.

Scientific Objectives: Air pressure, vacuum, Bernoulli's Principle, endo- and
exothermic reactions

Sounds Like Science ShowSounds Like Science - This event gets children excited about science, with a particular focus on the science of sound. Kids will get tuned-in to learning with exciting demonstrations and experiments including the surprisingly loud Dinosaur-in-a-Can, the glowing Electric Pickle, and a kid-created Thunder Storm!

Scientific Objectives: Air pressure, sound waves, corrugation, and resonance

Be Tobacco Free ShowBe Tobacco Free - An exciting, educational, and entertaining approach to help children make healthy choices about using tobacco products. Volunteers will pump up a real sheep's lung, and children will see how the heart and lungs work and discover all about the toxic chemicals contained in tobacco products. Recommended for grades 3 - 6.

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Mission Statement:

Mad Science is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, interactive and educational programs that instill a clear understanding of what science is, and how it affects their world.

Program History:

Mad Science was founded in 1985 in Montreal, Canada. Mad Science of St. Louis began in 1998 and visits hundreds of schools throughout Missouri and Illinois.

Testimonials: Bethany did a wonderful job! She really helped keep the kids on the edge of their seats. :) Keeping the attention of children ages 2yr.-10yr. olds is very hard, and she succeeded! Way to go! Kids Under Construction Daycare & Learning Center, Warrenton, MO We have never had a bad experience with Mad Science. The pricing is affordable, and we always have a great time. Mascoutah Public Library, Mascoutah, IL Dangerous Dan had our audience (of all ages) so engaged & excited! The volume he had coming out of them, made our Summer Reading Experience the best! So much electric from the kids, could of lit this town! We love Dangerous Dan! Caseyville Public Library, Caseyville, IL Was our first time using Mad Science. The children loved it and had a great time. They laughed, learned and participated. Kevin was great; he made it fun, entertaining, and learning. Forrest Public Library, Forrest, IL Dr. Newton Apple was great!!! Fun, high energy, great with the kids, and he put on a fantastic presentation. If you look us up on Facebook, you will see the whole audience laughing, smiling, and having a great time!!! I had lots of positive feedback!! Thank you Marion Carnegie Library, Marion, IL Kinetic Kevin was great with the kids. He knew how to get their attention back after they got excited after an experiment. Loved the show! North Elementary, Holts Summit, MO Ted was great with the students. They were talking about it all day. Thank you :) Keeven Elementary, St. Louis, MO Awesome! Ted kept the whole group focused & entertained. Will use again next year! Cub Pack 419, Arnold, MO Dangerous Dan did not disappoint! The staff and children both enjoyed the presentation! Thank you! St. John's Lutheran School - Arnold, MO Excellent program, wonderful instructor! Holy Family School, Granite City, IL Kinetic Kevin was amazing! He kept the kids attention and was very personable. Thank you! Holy Infant School, Ballwin, MO The Mad Science program is always engaging and gets our students ready for science fair. The students talk about this program ALL year, and they really love it!!! Wilkinson ECC, St. Louis, MO Our entire school (K-8) enjoyed the program. We could've watched all day. Kinetic Kevin was entertaining and informative. Trinity Lutheran - Jefferson City, MO Dan was awesome with the boys and kept their attention the whole show. The boys loved the hands-on experiments! We will definitely be using Mad Science again! Thank you! Cub Scout Pack 922, Eureka, MO
Additional Information:

Check out the programs that we offer below, and don't forget to click on each one for more details!