The Wonder of It All (Science Through Musical Stories)

The Wonder of It All (Science Through Musical Stories)

This program generates excitement about science and encourages children to think about how we all use science in our daily lives. Zak sings original songs that are interactive and full of his trademark wit and wordplay. During the assembly, he points out all of the ways he uses science in his show, and students will learn about sound waves, electricity and magnetism. Students will watch Zak change the pitch of a sound wave by simply bending his musical (toothless) saw, and other ways that he uses technology to bring his ideas to life on stage. And as in all Zak Morgan’s shows, children will be encouraged to be kind, curious and confident in this fun and memorable introduction to the science of sound.

Both in-person and virtual (live and pre-recorded) options are available for this program.

Artist Background

Zak Morgan has performed more than 2,500 concerts for children across the country. After earning a B.A. in English from Kenyon College, Morgan worked as Director of Rights Acquisitions for Recorded Books, Inc. and was immersed in children’s literature. His first CD, “Bloom” was met with awards and “Best of” listings. In 2003 Morgan released the Grammy nominated CD “When Bullfrogs Croak”. In 2007 he released the DVD, “ZakLand” with Hollywood director Jay Silverman. 2011 brought “The Candy Machine” an album about the golden rule. In February 2012, Morgan signed with myKaZoo Music/ Universal Music Enterprises and released “The Barber of the Beasts”. In 2014 Zak released a collection of traditional pre-1900 Christmas songs.

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