The College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University will host, "Celebrate Earth Week with SCIENCE at Misericordia," on Saturday, April 28 from 4-6 p.m. in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.
The fun, family-oriented program is designed for youngsters ages 3-12, and will celebrate Earth Week with a variety of hands-on science activities organized by the Misericordia University Dead Alchemists Society (chemistry club), as well as students and faculty in the areas of biology, physics, chemistry and Earth sciences.
Activities will include designing a solar cell, making a homemade water filter, making slime in the shape of Earth and lightening in a jar, identifying beneficial insects, making pine cone bird feeders, and many more. The schedule also includes a tectonic plate demonstration, a foam insulation demonstration, and a marine chemistry activity. All projects will be geared to the ages of the participants. Children will be encouraged to complete all of the activities and will receive a keepsake at the event.
For more information about the free event, please contact Anna Fedor, Ph.D., assistant professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (570) 674-6769.