Oct. 24–25, 2014
To celebrate National Chemistry Week, the Science Center invites students to explore a future in the field of chemistry. Explore the reasons why chemistry "matters" through hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and exciting presentations.
On Friday, high school students are invited to ChemFest Career 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.
Onsite partners include: Allegheny College, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Ashland Inc., ASM Golden Triangle Chapter, Bayer Corporation, Bidwell Training Center, California University of Pennsylvania, Carlow University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie STEM Girls, Clarion University, Duquesne University, Fairmont State University, Geneva College, Greater Pittsburgh Area Women Chemists Committee, Drake Well Museum Mobile Energy Education Training Unit, NOVA Chemical, PPG Industries, Inc., Robert Morris University, Seton Hill University, Slippery Rock University, Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, St. Vincent College, Tetra Tech, Thermo Fisher Scientific, University of Pittsburgh, Valspar, Waynesburg University ACS, and Younger Chemists Committee.
ChemFest, a celebration of National Chemistry Week, is presented by Ashland, Inc.