SAN FRANCISCO –– Kids and families are invited to learn about the fascinating world of chemistry through hands-on, age-appropriate activities at the Exploratorium on Saturday, April 1. Members of the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) local sections and college groups will lead the activities.
The ACS Presidential Outreach Event, “Exploring Our World through Chemistry,” will include eight tables of hands-on activities and demonstrations, such as:
ACS is holding its national meeting in San Francisco from Sunday, April 2, through Thursday, April 6. It features more than 14,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.
What: Hands-on chemistry experiments for kids of all ages
Where: Exploratorium, Pier 15, The Embarcadero at Green St., San Francisco
When: Saturday, April 1, Noon-4 p.m. Pacific Time
Who: Kids, families and anyone else interested in chemistry are encouraged to attend
Social Media: Event hash tags - #CelebratingChemistry, #CCED and #ChemistsCelebrateEarthDay; Twitter handle - @AmerChemSociety; Instagram handle - @AmerChemSociety; Facebook page - ChemistsCelebrateEarthDay; National meeting hashtag - #ACSsanfran
Note: For directions, visit the Exploratorium website at https://www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions. All visitors must purchase Exploratorium tickets.
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With nearly 157,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.