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WASHINGTON, July 25, 2023 — Embark on a fantastic journey through the magical world of chemistry at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Kids Zone. Join us for this free family science event outside the Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT.
Everyone is invited to learn about this year’s theme, “The Healing Power of Chemistry,” with hands-on activities, including:
Cloudy with a Chance of Clear Color
See dramatic color changes help clear up cloudiness with chemistry.
It’s a mixture, it’s a suspension, it’s an emulsion—it’s lotion! Science has the solution to DIY lotion.
Connect with Slime
Your body makes a viscous liquid like slime to keep out germs. Make a model of slime and take it home.
Fruit Juice Sleuth
Determine whether beverages contain vitamin C with the help of chemistry.
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