Having a Ball with Chemistry
Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2008 at the New York Hall of Science
Saturday, October 25, 10 am – 4 pm
Queens, N.Y. – Visitors of all ages are invited to join scientists from the American Chemical Society on October 25 for hands-on fun in honor of National Chemistry Week. This year's theme, "Having a Ball with Chemistry," focuses on the materials, design, and safety of sporting equipment, as well as hydration and good nutrition for athletes. The program will be held from 10 am – 4 pm on Saturday, October 25 and is presented by The New York Section of the American Chemical Society.
Chemists from corporations, universities and professional organizations will mix up fun and science excitement with more than 20 activity tables. Visitors can participate in hands-on chemistry activities including creating Gatorade, playing with goo, and making silly putty. All activities are free with general admission.
Demonstrations will include*:
* These demonstrations are scheduled, but may change without notice.
Participants include some of New York’s most prestigious colleges, universities, and industries. Also scheduled to appear: