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Chicago ACS Chemistry Day, 2008
A celebration of National Chemistry Week
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"Having a Ball with Chemistry"

Saturday, October 25, 2008, 9:30 am to 3 pm
Loyola University of Chicago
Flanner Hall and Quinlan Life Sciences Center - Lake Shore Campus
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The Public is Invited.    FREE ADMISSION
Wheelchair accessible

FUN AND LEARNING ALL DAY (All ages welcome!)

Contests and Hands-on Fun for Kids of all Ages 9:30 - 2:00

LSC 115

Chemistry Demonstrations: 10:00 - 3:00 FH & LSC
Exhibits from Industry, Academia, and Government Agencies 9:30 - 2:00 FH & LSC
Poster Making Contest 9:30 - 2:00 FH 129
Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop 9:30 - 12:00 Damen Hall

Featured Presentations:

Time Speaker Affiliation Topic
10:00 AM Mike Davis Harold Washington College Exciting Chemistry Demos
11:00 AM Craig Horswill Gatorade Sports Science Institute Physiology and Sports Nutrition
12:15 PM Sarah Wolek Stepan Company Polymers and Sports Equipment
1:45 PM Area High School Students
& Teachers
Mike Heinz, Niles West High School, Coordinator "Chemistry Idol" Finale

Activities will include: Lectures, Demos, Contests, Prizes, and our world-famous Chemical Magic Show
The program includes:   Glass Blowing Demonstrations and free Blood Pressure Measurements
Scouts:   Earn a Scout Merit Badge in Chemistry

Additional resources:

High School Teacher Demonstrators:

Coordinated by Mike Heinz

Exhibitors.  Check back for their locations (Tables)

Abbott Labs - molecular modeling demonstration
AIChE   (American Institute for Chemical Engineers)
Flinn Scientific
Illinois Water Environmental Association
Iota Sigma Pi
Kraft Foods
McCrone Research Institute
ACS Chicago Section Public Affairs & Public Relations
Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Women Chemists Committee of the Chicago ACS

Sponsored by: The Chicago Section of the ACS,   Phone:   (847) 647-8405,
        Science Chicago, and Loyola University of Chicago

Updated 10/17/08