February 27 FREE Chemistry Magic Show at Carleton University

posted Feb 24, 2016, 10:50 AM by Cathi Dawson-Hills
The show is this Saturday (February 27th) at Carleton University. Below is a description of the show and the details. A flyer that you can distribute as you see fit (email to teachers, parents, etc., post on Twitter and Facebook) is also attached. Please note that our feedback indicates that most visitors hear about this event through schools so we do genuinely appreciate your efforts to help promote this educational, fun, and free event.

The one-hour chemistry magic show is filled with amazing glow in the dark substances, fantastic colour changes, spontaneous combustion reactions, fluorescent minerals, and much more. In addition, families can get their hands dirty with hands-on activities making slime and using liquid nitrogen to make real ice cream. They can also learn about pleasant and not so pleasant smells and the chemistry of wine and chocolate, as well as see some our demonstrations up close.


The Magic Show
When: Shows at 11:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Where: Carleton University, River Building (RB on map), room 2200

 

Hands-On Activity Centre
When: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed during magic shows)
Where: Carleton University, Steacie Building (SC on map, directly connected to River Building), room 204.


Cost: Free. Donations of cash and non-perishable food for the food bank (suggested donation is $3 or one or two food items per person), as well as donations to fund future activities will be accepted.

Transportation: Parking is available on campus (map, look for buildings SC and RB, located near the bottom middle of the map) in lots P9 (best option), P2 and P16 for a flat fee of $4 for the day. Carleton is also accessible via OC Transpo routes 4, 7 and 104 (note that route 111 does not come to Carleton on weekends) and the O-Train.


For more information, please visit: http://www.carleton.ca/chemistrymagicshow
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