Use real blacksmith tools to bend a 3-foot stainless steel rod into a dinner triangle. Feel how the metal gets hot at each bend by your shifting the molecules and creating heat. Make a clapper to ring your triangle. You get to keep the triangle and clapper (makes a great present!).
Length: 1 1/2 hours for 20 or fewer children and adults; varies according to age group
Cost: $12/person; one teacher per group free; adults who have done this program before are free; $350 minimum (you may be able to be piggy-backed before or after another group for a smaller minimum). Or $400/3-4 hours for as many participants as we can accomodate in a quicker version requiring a great deal of active participation from you and your staff. $1/mile travelling fee. Fees include rental of equipment and use of materials. You get to keep the copper but not the pewter.