Events & Programs
Curiosity Breaks Are Here!
Start your next meeting off with a bang! PacSci’s Curiosity Breaks bring fun and excitement infused with science to your next virtual event or meeting. A Curiosity Break is perfect for team-building activities, ice breakers, virtual conferences, meetings, and more! Choose from a variety of interactive experiences sure to invigorate your virtual workday.
All proceeds go to support PacSci’s mission to ignite curiosity and fuel a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking.
We offer a variety of formats, including 15 or 40 minute experiences, and can customize content based on your group’s needs. We can join your secure virtual platform, set up a private Zoom, or create a meeting on Microsoft Teams. Discounts are available for corporate members.
Available Curiosity Break Programs
Custom options also available
Playing With Fire
Description: Ignite your curiosity and observe the explosive ways chemicals react in this high energy demonstration! Explore the science of pyrotechnics through experimentation using flames and fire.
Piece of Mind
Description: Take a closer look at the body’s most powerful organ – the brain – using a real human specimen. Discover how the brain functions and put your brain to the test with our mind-bending puzzles.
Description: Take a wild virtual ride to explore the planets and moons that make up our solar system. Fly through the rings of Saturn, see the largest volcano on Mars, and investigate icy worlds!
Planetarium: Night Sky Tonight
Description: Discover what the night sky reveals about the seasons and navigation using tonight’s visible stars and constellations.
Learn More and Schedule
To learn more about these programs and schedule a Curiosity Break, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following information:
Are you a PacSci corporate member?
Program you are interested in:
Total number of participants:
When are you interested in receiving this program?
How did you hear about this program?
Any other information we should know?
Curiosity Break FAQ
Who can participate in a Curiosity Break? Curiosity Breaks are intended for groups and organizations who are interested in team-building activities, ice breakers, or adding an activity to virtual conferences, meetings, and more.
How do I select a program? Check out our program descriptions on the web to find the program that best fits your group and their interests. If you have multiple groups or are interested in multiple programs, you are welcome to book more than one Curiosity Break.
I’m interested in a topic not listed on your website. Do you do custom programs? Yes, we are happy to discuss custom programs! Let us know your needs in the email request, and we will reply with some options.
Can participants ask questions during the program? Participants can ask questions via the chat feature and may be able to ask questions via microphone depending on the platform used. Due to the length of the program, all questions will be answered at the end.
What delivery platform do you use? We can join your secure virtual platform of choice, set up a private Zoom, or create a meeting on Microsoft Teams. We are flexible to adapt to the delivery platform that works best for you!
What do I need on my end to join a session? For all programs, all you need is a device connected to internet. Your own webcam and mic are encouraged for more interactivity with the presenter, but not necessary. We will either join your secure platform or set up a meeting on Zoom or Microsoft Teams and provide the link.
How many people can join one program? Curiosity Breaks are great for groups small and large. For large groups, we recommend up to 100 people. Groups over 100 people may incur an additional cost. Please share your approximate group size when emailing us.
How long is each session? Curiosity Breaks are approximately 15 minutes long, with additional time at the end for questions.
Is there a calendar for when programs are offered? Program delivery days are primarily Tuesday-Friday, every week. Let us know your preferred day and time in your email request. We may be able to accommodate Monday and weekend programs; note your preferred day and time when emailing us.
How much do Curiosity Breaks cost? A 15 minute program is is $250. Please contact us for pricing for other formats.
Is there a corporate member discount? Yes, corporate members receive a 10% discount on programs. Please let us know you are an active corporate member when emailing us.
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