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    Chemistry Day 2014: The Sweet Side of Chemistry - Candy!

    October 25, 2014
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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    Museum of Science and Industry
    5700 S. Lake Shore Dr, West Pavilion
    Chicago, IL 60637
    http://www.msichicago.org
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     THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE OCTOBER 25, 2014. 

    To see what it was like, please click here to review the photos in the gallery


    National Chemistry Week 2014

    Chemistry Day at MSI!

    The Sweet Side of Chemistry: Candy

    Showcasing the chemistry of candy and confections

    Celebrate National Chemistry Week with a day of hands-on fun, demonstrations, exhibits, and presentations at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, the western hemisphere's largest science center!

    FREE REGISTRATION    ALL AGES WELCOME
    Museum entry is included for pre-registered attendees ONLY. Non-registered guests must purchase Museum Entry to attend. All guests wishing to park in the museum lot must pay $20 for parking.    

    FEATURING

    • Chemistry demonstrations
    • Experiments
    • Exhibits
    • Presentations
    • Lots and lots of chemists

    Lift the "M" off of an M&M!

       Demo 4
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    Finish up the day with... 

    Chemistry Idol

    High school students and teachers compete to give the best demo!

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    ACS mortarboardAre you a teacher? Here are two more reasons to come:

     

    • It will be Teacher Family Day at MSI, and you get extra benefits from the museum
    • The Chicago ACS can give you CPDU credits for attending - pick up the form and CD full of teacher resources at our registration table

     

    Illustrated Poetry Contest 

    Write and illustrate a poem using the NCW theme "The Sweet Side of Chemistry - Candy". Winners of the Chicago illustrated poem contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest.

    See this FLYER FOR DETAILS, and USE THIS FORM for your entry. All entries must be submitted by noon, Monday October 27th. 

    Tickets

    $0.00 Free Registration - please let us know how many people are coming

    $0.00 VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

    $15.00 T-shirt: CHICAgO Elements

    $10.00 Tote bag: CHICAgO elements - natural canvas

    Documents

    National Chemistry Week 2014 Poetry Contest - Flyer

    National Chemistry Week 2014 Poetry Contest - Entry Form