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Coming to SFA: ArcAttack most electrifying science show on tour

February 19, 2016 - Robbie Goodrich
The Children's Performing Arts Series at SFA will present ArcAttack Science Show at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and the Children's Performing Arts Series will present two performances of ArcAttack Science Show on Friday, March 4.

Described as "the most electrifying science show on tour," ArcAttack was seen in the fifth season of "America's Got Talent." A highlight of an ArcAttack show is the use of two custom-built singing Tesla coils that have been modified to play musical notes.

"Students will explore concepts such as electricity, voltage and current, magnetism, robotics, and lightning through demonstrations and experiments with ArcAttack's signature Tesla coils, capable of throwing electrical arcs up to 12 feet long," explains Diane J. Peterson, Fine Arts Box Office manager and director of the children's series.

The ArcAttack crew and their trusty robot take classrooms on an interactive journey of discovery where students will learn the science behind the amazing display they see on stage. To view a video of the performance, visit http://www.arcattack.com/

This show targets students in third through 12th grades.

Performances are at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in W.M. Turner Auditorium. Tickets are $7.50 for individuals and $6 per person for groups of 20 or more.

To order tickets, call 936.468.6407 or 888.240.ARTS. Visit the CPAS website at http://www.cpas.sfasu.edu/ for additional information.