ChemFest Celebration

Cost: Free with Admission
Date: Oct 25, 2013 Through Oct 26, 2013

ChemFest, a celebration of National Chemistry Week, is sponsored by Ashland Inc.

Energy: Now and Forever!
Explore chemistry and energy, and see how sustainable resources affect the quality of life.

Discover everyday uses for chemistry with dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local companies. Create fruit batteries, UV active bracelets and homemade electromagnets. Experiment with chlorophyll, learn how we use coal for energy, and so much more! Plus, have a chance to interact with professionals who are working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

ChemFest is a catalyst for fun and learning, so bring the whole family and discover how chemistry is cool!

Attention Schools:
On Friday, high school students are invited to ChemFest Café, a fast-paced introduction to chemistry careers in an informal setting. They can check out dazzling demos, enjoy café-style beverages, and chat with industry professionals. Limited capacity, pre-registration required. Call 412.237.3400, then press 7.

The Pittsburgh Section's 2013 National Chemistry Week activities are presented in partnership with the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, the PPG Industries Foundation, the PPG Science Education Council, Bayer Corporation, and Carnegie Science Center.

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Visiting organizations include:

Allegheny College Chemii Club
American Institute of Chemical Engineers AIChE
Ashland Inc.
ASM Golden Triangle Chapter
Bayer Corporation
Bidwell Training Center-Chemical Laboratory Technician Program
California University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Club
Carlow University ACS
Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering/CPS Program
Clarion University ACS
Commonwealth Connections Academy
Duquesne University ACS
Fairmont State University ACS
Geneva College
Girls, Math and Science Partnership
Greater Pittsburgh Area Women Chemists Committee
Indiana University of Pennsylvania ACS
Mr. Waterheater
NOVA Chemical
PA Cyber Charter School
PPG Industries, Inc.
Robert Morris University, School of Engineering, Math, and Science
SACP Student Affiliates
Seton Hill University Chemistry Club
Slippery Rock University Chemistry Club
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
St. Vincent College Chemistry Club
Tetra Tech NUS 
Thermo Fisher Scientific 
University of Pittsburgh ACS
Waynesburg University ACS
WISH 99.7
Younger Chemists Committee

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