Carleton’s Office for Chemistry Outreach will be hosting the 11th Annual Chemistry Magic Show and hands-on activity centre.
When: Saturday, . , , show times are at 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
Where: Room 2200 (second floor), Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building), Carleton University
Info: Seating is limited. Tickets will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis at the reception area on the ground floor of Richcraft Hall on the day of the event. For more information on ticketing, please see the event website.
Hands-on Activity Centre
When: Saturday, , , open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Super Lab, Room 204 (second floor), Steacie Building, Carleton University
The one-hour magic show will feature amazing glow-in-the-dark substances, fantastic colour changes, spontaneous combustion reactions and more. If the theatre is full, nearby classrooms will be available for attendees to watch the show on large screens. For those unable to make it to Carleton’s campus, there will also be an online live stream of the magic show performances.
Families will have the chance to use liquid nitrogen to create ice cream at the Activity Centre. They can also learn about pleasant and not-so-pleasant smells, the chemistry of wine and chocolate, as well as the amazing fluorescent and phosphorescent properties of some minerals.
Admission is free but donations, both cash and non-perishable food items, for the Ottawa Food Bank are requested. (Suggested donation is $3 or one or two food items per person)