The Ouroboros Science Theater was created in 2004 at Federal University of São Carlos as an initiative to publicize the science by theater plays. Since then, more than 150 students participate of the theater group. The Magic X Science play (2006) deals with different points of education and motivation to learn chemistry, using demonstration of experiments on stage at the same time that presents the history of chemistry in an interactive performance with the audience. 

The Magic X Science project was experienced by 40 students along these 8 years, and it was presented around Brazil more than 100 times for more than 10.000 people. It is a workshop theater that allows different performances for the characters chosen to the play. Merlin, Morgana, King Arthur, Student and Alchemist are the principal ones, but sometimes a Pink Fairy, a Princess or a Teacher appears to complete the cast.  The main characteristic of this play is the possibility of different actors play as different characters, once is a performance workshop, not to mention the fact that chemistry experiments and concepts could be learned by students of different areas. 

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Magic x Science
Ouroboros science theater

Karina Omuro Lupetti   Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Antonio Rogerio Bernardo   Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Ariel Lopes Rodrigues   Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Leonardo Cassiano Balmat   Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Bruna da Silva Barroso   Universidade Federal de Sõa Carlos

The Ouroboros Science Theater was created in 2004 at Federal University of São Carlos as an initiative to publicize the science by theater plays. Since then, more than 150 students participate of the theater group. The Magic X Science play (2006) deals with different points of education and motivation to learn chemistry, using demonstration of experiments on stage at the same time that presents the history of chemistry in an interactive performance with the audience. 

The Magic X Science project was experienced by 40 students along these 8 years, and it was presented around Brazil more than 100 times for more than 10.000 people. It is a workshop theater that allows different performances for the characters chosen to the play. Merlin, Morgana, King Arthur, Student and Alchemist are the principal ones, but sometimes a Pink Fairy, a Princess or a Teacher appears to complete the cast.  The main characteristic of this play is the possibility of different actors play as different characters, once is a performance workshop, not to mention the fact that chemistry experiments and concepts could be learned by students of different areas. 

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