The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
January 18, 2019
Intended for Grades K-4
The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
Presented by Clowes Education

Registered School Groups:  Adult $15, Student $8

General Public:  All Ages $15

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic inter-planetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system… Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in Theatreworks USA’s new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

Theatre, 60 minutes

Theaterworks USA

Curriculum Connections: Literature, Science, Social Studies, Communication and Language Arts, Theatre, Music

SUPPORT MATERIAL

For the Clowes Study Guide Sheet, click here.

Key Standards related to this performance:

Earth and Space Science (K-4 grades) –

  • Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface and use tools and materials to design and build a structure to reduce the warming effect on Earth's surface.
  • Describe and compare objects seen in the night and day sky, observing that the sun and moon move across the sky.
  • Investigate how the moon appears to move through the sky and it changes day to day, emphasizing the importance of how the moon impacts the Earth, the rising and setting times, and solar and lunar eclipses.

Reading Literature 4 – Connection of Ideas

Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting literary elements and themes and analyzing how sensory tools impact meaning

Theatre Responding –

      Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work

Enduring Understanding: Theatre artists reflect to understand the impact of drama processes and theatre experiences.

*Standards are provided to support your attendance to this performance.  For a more complete listing of theatre-related standards, click here.

Website: https://twusa.org/shows-artists/on-tour/the-magic-school-bus/

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