Where is the Heritage Corridor?
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Dr. Kaboom - Live Wire! The Electricity Tour; Grades 6-8

Dates: Now - Nov. 1, 2017
Times: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Category: Education/History Performing Arts
Location: Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815-726-7171
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Grades 6-8 At the dawn of the 19th century, mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues. Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity's adventures into it's potential.

Topics covered include: safety; Tesla; Edison; Faraday; lightning bolts, current; voltage; conductive and non-conductive media; electrical arcs; light emission; sparks; resistance; magnetic fields, electric generators: mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils and conductors.


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