Bucknell University Chemistry Department Halloween Show

Halloween Festivities

October 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Bucknell University McDonnell Amphitheatre


Bucknell Student Chemists to Host Kid-Friendly Halloween Chemistry Show

 There is no rain date for this event.

The Bucknell University student chapter of the American Chemical Society will host its fifth annual Halloween Chemistry Show on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the McDonnell Amphitheatre, located behind the McDonnell Residence Hall on the Bucknell campus. Kids' tables will begin at 6:00 p.m.

This event will feature a series of chemistry demonstrations with a Halloween twist to each, many of which will have multiple opportunities for audience participation. Demos include:

- Puking pumpkins
- Fire-breathing pumpkins
- Liquid-nitrogen pumpkins
- Self-carving pumpkins
- Thermite
- Ping pong balls
- ... and much more.

Kids' table activities include:

- Dress like a scientist
- Non-Newtonian fluids
- Slime making
- ... and much more, including some new surprises! We will also be partnering with the Lewisburg Children's Museum this year for the Kids Tables!

While this event is free, donations are welcome to help cover the cost of the event. Parking is available along Christy Mathewson Drive near the stadium.






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