Dr Ken, our Science Juggler develops a number of circus science shows and workshops to inspire school pupils to look at science and maths positively.
Dr Ken toured for a number of years as a performer, working in educational television production. He then gained Qualified Teacher Status which has helped his own professional development as a science communicator.
All of his shows and workshops for schools have been successfully performed to a variety of key stage audiences from 1-4, in SEN schools, at family and community events. The content and style of each circus science show is modified so it’s appropriate to the audience making the educational shows engaging for all.
Former World juggling champion and Soap Bubble Chemist, Dr Ken (all true!) performs his comedy science shows in schools and at science and arts festivals all over the world. He is an experienced circus performer, actor and science teacher. He has a developed a variety of programmes suitable for all key stages, family and school events.
‘Dr Ken differentiated to suit all ages. Totally motivational and exciting. Children of all ages engaged. Staff of all ages engaged!!’ – Queen Victoria Primary School
Entertaining Science Circus Show
Education and engagement through the ‘Entertaining Science Circus’ Show explores the science behind the thrills and spills of the Big Top. Explores the science behind the thrills and spills of the Big Top.
- Why jugglers love gravity.
- How clowns use the force like a Jedi
- Why a unicyclist keeps moving to stay still?
Different skills and approaches link real world science with bizarre theatrical experiments.
‘Excellent entertainment for all. Wonderful circus skills (very impressive!) but with just the right amount of educational input.’ – North Walsham High School
My husband and I saw your show on Saturday. What a great show. We are both over 40 and this captures all ages imaginations. Great audience interaction. Fun Fun Fun.- Lisa Cole
He also currently delivers science communicator lectures at the University of East Anglia for the presenters of the future.
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We booked Ken for our 2012 Science Festival. He was very flexible with our requirements and the show itself was absolutely fantastic and very funny. It was my personal highlight!
It was weird and wonderful and the man was very funny. One of the best things we have done at Summer School