‘Professor Wisenheimer’ entertains kids at Moorpark Library

Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, entertained and educated kids at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers FORCE - William Apperson, 5, holds a stick as Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, spins a plate on top during a lesson about force during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. The professor demonstrated several different scientific principals in the form of experiments that the kids could assist the professor with. Around 30 kids showed up for the afternoon show.

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FORCE – William Apperson, 5, holds a stick as Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, spins a plate on top during a lesson about force during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. The professor demonstrated several different scientific principals in the form of experiments that the kids could assist the professor with. Around 30 kids showed up for the afternoon show.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Sammy Belik, 4, looks up at Professor Wisenheimer with awe as he performs an experiment during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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Sammy Belik, 4, looks up at Professor Wisenheimer with awe as he performs an experiment during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SCIENCE SHOW - Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, demonstrates the Bernoulli Principle by using a leaf blower to make an inflatable ball "float" in the air during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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SCIENCE SHOW – Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, demonstrates the Bernoulli Principle by using a leaf blower to make an inflatable ball “float” in the air during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers MAGIC OR JUST AIR FLOW? - Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, demonstrates the Bernoulli Principle by using a hair dryer to make a ping pong ball "float" in the air during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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MAGIC OR JUST AIR FLOW? – Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, demonstrates the Bernoulli Principle by using a hair dryer to make a ping pong ball “float” in the air during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers LEARNING AND HAVING FUN - Kids laugh during Professor Wisenheimer's Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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LEARNING AND HAVING FUN – Kids laugh during Professor Wisenheimer’s Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SMOKE RINGS - Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, makes smoke rings come out of small plastic container during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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SMOKE RINGS – Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, makes smoke rings come out of small plastic container during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SUN, MOON, EARTH - Riley Gootrad, 7, left, holds a flashlight that represents the sun as Jacqueline August, 8, carries the "earth" around him during Professor Wisenheimer's Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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SUN, MOON, EARTH – Riley Gootrad, 7, left, holds a flashlight that represents the sun as Jacqueline August, 8, carries the “earth” around him during Professor Wisenheimer’s Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24.

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