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Learning Labs


Colorful Chemistry

Extend learning with these resources.

Pre- and post-visit activities

Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.

Pop Rockets
Watch what happens in this fun chemical reaction.

Would You Eat That?
Do you know what's in some of your favorite foods? It takes a lot of chemistry to keep items edible!

Create Gas
Mix a solid and a liquid to see what you produce.

Use everyday items to make gooey slime.

Additional resources

Steve Spangler Science chemistry experiments

Rader's Chem4Kids

NSTA Chemical Reaction Science Object

American Chemical Society: Middle School Chemistry

Atoms and Molecules (Usborne Understanding Science), by Roxbee-Cox (1991)

Chemistry (DK Eyewitness Books), by Ann Newmark and Laura Buller (2005)

Museum connections

Science Storms

Career connections

American Chemical Society: Chemistry Careers