The Junior Chemical Engineering classes introduce our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of solids, liquids, and solutions. Students investigate the properties of several crazy concoctions and make their own
samples of bubbles, play dough, slime, and more.
Saturday, October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018
Community League Members (any league): $80
12 participants max (6 minimum to run the class)
Please register below.
Bubble Bliss– Students will explore properties of a liquid during this
Bouncing Bubbles lesson. They will experiment concocting two different
bubble solutions to determine which one produces stronger bubbles.
Foaming Fun – Foam can have properties of both a liquid and solid. During
this lesson, students will create and investigate different solutions of
foam and analyze their properties. Prepare to make a mess!
Secret Inkers – Chemical reactions are cool, but when you have certain
chemical reactions you can create some really mysterious designs. In this
class, students explore how acids and bases react and use what they’ve
learned to write their own secret messages.
Presto-Chango Dough – Students will have the opportunity to make their own
play dough using simple household materials. Students will learn how
different materials react chemically and how they can change the physical
properties of their Presto-Chango Dough!
Playful Polymers – In this activity, students will be able to manipulate
the material properties of glue. By combing glue with different solutions,
students can explore the processes needed to create new materials. Can students
turn glue into Play-Doh, slime, or bouncy balls?
Ice Cream Factory – During this activity students will explore the freezing
processes of ice cream. After their first batch, students will manipulate
the process to see if they can reduce freezing time. Students will have
multiple chances to improve the properties of the ice cream.