October 2017: National Chemistry Week

National Chemistry Week: Chemistry Rocks!
Date: Saturday October 21, 2017, 10 am – 1 pm
Location: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose www.sjlibrary.org.
Cost: Free

Hands-on science experiments for children are among the many activities planned for area residents during this year’s celebration of National Chemistry Week, Oct. 22-28. This year’s theme is “Chemistry Rocks!” The annual event is an outreach program hosted by the Silicon Valley section of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.

This year’s celebration will kick-off on Saturday, October 21st, 10 am to 1 pm at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose (150 E. San Fernando St.) with a day of hands-on science activities for elementary-school children and their parents. Area chemists will supervise and explain the importance of each activity. A celebration of chemistry, this event includes the Chemistry Wheel of Fortune where every child wins a prize, and hands-on chemistry experiments involving this year’s theme: “Chemistry Rocks!” Children will make colorful slime in the slime lab, experiment with boo bubbles and learn about the chemistry of rocks, soil, minerals, and crystals. For toddlers through elementary students.

Click here for a flyer which you can download, print and post on a bulletin board.