Available April 15, 2017
9:45 AM to 12:30 PM (check-in begins at 9:30)
Come to Tellus Science Museum to experience a fun and exciting side of chemistry! During your visit, we will complete four of the activities toward your Home Scientist badge; you will also receive directions to finish a fifth, fun activity at home. This workshop is full of messy, scientific fun; as part of your program, you’ll also get to explore the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery.
Some activities will take place outdoors. Please dress appropriately.
Program will consist of 4 rotations of 35 minutes each.
a. Activity 1: Bubbles – make your own bubbles and bubble makers.
a. Activity 2: The chemistry of carbon dioxide – harness this gas for fun!
Lab 3 :
a. Activity 3: Make ice cream – create creamy chemistry in a bag.
Lab 4/MBBY Gallery:
a. Activity 4: Static – participate in an electrifying demonstration on an electrostatic generator.
b. Activity 5: Spend a few minutes in the Collins Family My Big Backyard engaging with magnets and electricity.
All groups end at the store where Tellus patches are available for purchase.
Take home directions for an activity to experiment with densities of different liquids will be given out to complete on your own.