Bucknell Student Chemists to Host Kid-Friendly Halloween Chemistry Show
October 18, 2016
Posted on October 10, 2016, BY Matthew Beltz
The Bucknell University student chapter of the American Chemical Society will host its second annual Halloween Chemistry Show on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the McDonnell Amphitheatre, located behind the McDonnell Residence Hall on the Bucknell campus. Kids' tables will begin at 6:15 p.m. and this show is free and open to the public.
This event will feature a series of chemistry demonstrations with a Halloween twist to each, many of which will have multiple opportunities for audience participation. Demos include:
- Puking pumpkins - Fire-breathing pumpkins - Liquid-nitrogen pumpkins - Self-carving pumpkins - Thermite - Ping pong balls - ... and much more.
Kids' table activities include:
- Dress like a scientist - Non-Newtonian fluids - Slime making - ... and much more, including some new surprises!
While this event is free, donations are welcome to help cover the cost of the event. Parking is available along Christy Mathewson Drive near the stadium. The rain location is Larison Dining Hall.
For questions about this event, contact Pat Martino via email or at 570-577-2223.
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