David Mora Perea with Science World shows Meera Raina a demonstration on how air moves across an object to create lift using “science paper” during a visit to Cheam elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Finding out about fantastic forces as Science World visits Chilliwack schools

Science World’s On The Road team visited several schools this week, including Cheam elementary

Pull, push, lift and friction.

Those were the four forces students at Cheam elementary learned about when Science World’s On The Road team paid a visit to the school on Wednesday.

“It’s a high-energy show that’s all about four different forces that we explore… with a whole bunch of different hands-on exciting demonstrations that get the audience involved,” said Kiki Kirkpatirck of Science World.

She was in Chilliwack with fellow teammate David Mora Perea. The two were scheduled to visit nine different schools in Chilliwack this week, from small private institutions to entire elementary schools.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s a group of 15 kids or 300, the students always have a “good energy,” Kirkpatrick said.

“They’re so willing to learn and they’re excited for us to be here. They know a lot already about science,” she said.

The On The Road team offers three different shows: How to Science (Kindergarten to Grade 3), Fantastic Forces (Kindergarten to Grade 7), and Earth, Wind and Science (Grades 4 to 7).

READ MORE: Science World brings wild weather demos to Highroad in Chilliwack


 

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Kiki Kirkpatrick with Science World demonstrates how a cup filled with water stays on a platform as she swings it around during a visit to Cheam elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Kiki Kirkpatrick (left) and David Mora Perea with Science World get help from kids Gunnar Stewart and Erielle Hluchman to launch a water-filled rocket during a visit to Cheam elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

David Mora Perea with Science World entertains children as they file into the gym prior to a science show at Cheam elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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