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Zak Morgan

Zak Morgan

Zak Morgan’s wit has been compared to Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss. Zak has performed more than 2,500 concerts for children since 1999. Zak’s unique brand of music delivers songs and poems with wit and charm that inspire and tickle the funny bones. His performance is filled with musical

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The Wonder of It All (Science Through Musical Stories)


Program Description

Zak Morgan’s science show is designed to generate excitement about science and encourage students to think about how we all use science in our daily lives. His original science songs are interactive and full of his trademark wit and wordplay. Zak points out all of the ways he uses science in his show, from sound waves, to electricity, to magnetism. Students will see electrons in action with


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Virtual/Online Program
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Language Arts, Music, Science
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available year-round

Length of :Program 50 - 60 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Clean performance area, approximately 15′ x 15′ x 12′ (stage not required); Access to electrical outlet, parking space and bottled water. Artist will provide sound.


School, libraries, performing arts centers, theaters, community venues

Fees / Ticketing:

$700 per performance; $650 each for two performances, same day/same site

Please call for workshop and residency fees.


NC Standard Course of Study:

NC Standard Course of Study: Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

NC Essential Standards:

NC Essential Standards: Understand the relationship between sound and vibrating objects Recognize how energy can be transferred from one object to another. Understand force, motion and the relationship between them. Use singing, playing and/or moving to respond to a variety of musical ideas. Recognize the relationships between music and concepts from other areas.

Supporting Materials

Sound of Science Study Guide


Sound of Science Worksheets and Lyrics



Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes



  • "The Wonder of It All" sampler



Kate Curtin, Arts Council of Moore County, Southern Pines, NC;; 910-692-4356

Sarah Holland, C.O. Harrison Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH;; 513-922-1485

Rebecca Williams, Ashe County Arts Council, West Jefferson, NC;; 336-846-2787


Cancellation Policy

When the Artist has incurred travel expense to honor a contract and the contract or a portion of the contract is canceled due to weather, the artist will be paid in full and every attempt will be made to reschedule the services within the following 12 months at no additional charge to the Artist or the Presenter. It is understood that make-up dates will be rescheduled when the artist is traveling through an area and the Artist is under no obligation to pay additional travel expenses to make-up services canceled due to weather. If the school cancels the Engagement in whole or in Part for reasons other than weather or any other legitimate condition beyond the control of the school, the school is responsible for full payment of the Engagement fee.