School Shows

Super Scientific Circus

Grades 1-6

Super Scientific Circus uses circus skills and magic tricks to showcase scientific principles. With boomerangs, bubbles, bullwhips, rolling globes, spinning plates, and students floating in mid-air, Super Scientific Circus demonstrates and explains complex scientific principles, ranging from friction and inertia to static electricity and magnetism.

“This performance engaged ALL of my students!”

*Coming soon.

Education Programs on sale August 7, 2019 starting at 9:00am.

Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.

Common Core Content Standards

Easily apply these content standards in your classroom:

  • 2.RI.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
  • 3.RI.3: Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
  • 5.SL.3: Summarize the points a speaker or media source makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence, and identify and analyze any logical fallacies.

Lesson Plan Idea

Using balloons, students experiment with weight and water. Filled with air, the balloon floats atop the water; filled with water, the balloon becomes a submarine! Discuss.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.

Or take a self-guided tour using this map.


  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.
  • Find terms and conditions plus more resources here.

Event Information

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
9:30am & 11:30am
60 minutes

9:30am performance sold out. 11:30am performance added!
You may use our online application to request the 11:30am performance or be added to the wait list for the 9:30am performance.

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