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National Chemistry Week Celebration: Chemistry Is Out of This World!

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
3-5, 6 and up
The Common

Explore the chemistry of exploring space! What are the atmospheres on other planets like? How do rockets work? How do we know what elements are in outer space? Investigate these questions and more at our annual celebration of chemistry! Presented in collaboration with the American Chemical Society, New England Chapter.


Chemistry Day 2018


STEM Week 2018 at Boston Children’s Museum
The STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) team at Boston Children’s Museum is excited to present a full week of STEAM activities in celebration of Massachusetts STEM Week.

Saturday, October 20
•    Critter Day: Buzzing Bees, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
•    Try It: Glow Bugs, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 21
•    Inflatables Workshop, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Daily, Monday-Friday
•    BCM STEAM on Facebook Live: Sharing STEAM activities to do at home
Daily, Tuesday-Saturday
•    Messy Sensory Activity: Playdough, 10:00am-4:00pm
Monday, October 22
•    Messy Monday: What’s Inside a Pumpkin?, 11:00am-3:00pm
Tuesday, October 23
•    Stories Aloud, 10:30am
•    Try It: Shadow Puppets, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 24
•    Creature Feature, 11:15am
Thursday, October 25
•    Creature Feature, 10:15am
•    STEAM Sprouts: Magnet Playground, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
•    Try It: Shadow Puppets, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 27
•    National Chemistry Week Celebration: Chemistry Is Out of This World! 11:00am to 4:00pm

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