Dr. Science

Meet Dr. Science

Dr. Science is our resident rock star of all things wonderfully scientific and cool. The multi-talented, science explorer sings and tells stories, and conducts electrifying science experiments!

Who is Dr. Science?

Dr. Science is an important part of our education team who has been entertaining and educating visitors for many years. Ben Michaelis leads this role most often, with support from team members Madison Peters, Shenna Hayden, and others who play the character.

Ben Michaelis has his BA in Performance and is an active musician and actor. He has taught music theory at the college level and originated Pre-K music camps at the museum. Ben is the museum’s Offsite & Partner Programs Coordinator and Lead Field Trip Teacher. He has been with the museum since 2012.

The videos below are part of a series designed to bring Hands On 2U@Home. Enjoy!

Dr. Science Videos

Learn with Dr. Science at home with these educational videos.