The Immaculata University Chemistry Department Hosts Learning Event for Children

The Chemistry Department of Immaculata University is hosting the Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society´s annual "Chemistry Demonstrations for Children of All Ages." The event takes place on Saturday, December 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Loyola Hall, on the campus of Immaculata University. The event is free and open to children of all ages and competencies.
Dr. James Murray, professor and chair of the Immaculata University Chemistry Department is serving as campus liaison for the event. Dr. Thomas Straub, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry at LaSalle University, provides the demonstrations that include: Genie in the Bottle, the Circle of Fire, Hero´s Fountain, Lemonade, Baggie Chemistry, Instant Hot Lather, Balloon-on-a-Stick, the Incredible Shrinking Balloons, the Sacrifice of the Gummy Bears, and many more. In addition to the demonstrations, children have an opportunity for hands-on learning by making slime, gak, balloon-on-a-stick, float bubbles, milk art, pH art, and Baggie Chemistry.
For more information on "Chemistry Demonstrations for Children of All Ages," please contact Dr. Murray at 610-647-4400, ext. 3307 or email at jmurray@immaculata.edu
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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12.01.08

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