• The Science Center will close at 5 pm on Saturday, July 4th.

ChemFest 2009

Cost: Free with Admission
Date: Oct 23, 2009 Daily until Oct 24, 2009


Our annual National Chemistry Week celebration features scientists from the Pittsburgh area as they demonstrate amazing real-world chemistry, right before your eyes! This year's theme is "Chemistry – It's Elemental!" Participate in tons of hands-on activities, and meet real local scientists whose jobs are to mix up some crazy chemistry every day! ChemFest 2009 activities include: shrinky dinks with Carnegie Mellon University 's Department of Chemical Engineering; GAK and glow-in-the-dark cookies with CMU's Department of Chemistry; superballs with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; and chemistry carnival games with PPG Industries.




Sponsored in part by the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, PPG Industries Foundation, Carnegie Science Center , and Bayer Corporation.



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