MARQUETTE – The Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University is hosting "Hands-On Chemistry and Physics" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in lecture room B of the West Science Building.

The program is suitable for grade 3-adult. There will be an hour of chemistry demonstrations, where students in the audience will be invited to participate in activities such as silver-plating, investigating liquid light and making slime, silly putty and foam.

During the second hour, the NMU physics department and students from NMU’s physics club will host demonstrations and hands-on experiences with electricity, optics, rotation and projectiles. The telescope on the roof of the West Science Building will also be open for tours.

            The public is invited to attend this free event. "Hands-On Chemistry and Physics" is part of a series of events celebrating the World Year of Physics-2005 and the Journey through the Universe Program. The activities are funded by a grant from SBC Communications. For more information call 227-2002.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman