Colorful Chemistry

Extend learning with these resources.

Pre- and post-visit activities

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

Elementary and Middle School Science Education Resources

American Chemical Society

American Association of Chemistry Teachers

Video, Games, Simulations and Apps

Demystifying Everyday Chemistry – ChemMatters Videos Online

Virtual Laboratory Activities for Learning Chemistry - ChemVLab

Digital Chemistry Games

Museum connections

Science Storms

Career connections

American Chemical Society: Chemistry Careers