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Join us to celebrate the
International Year of Chemistry 2011
Grand Valley State University's 50th Anniversary!


Interactive, hands-on science fun for K-12 students, teachers, parents, and community members!
This event is free of charge and no registration is required!

Saturday, January 29, 2011
Open House, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Padnos Hall, GVSU Allendale campus

Every lab and classroom will be filled with hands-on science activities. Explore and learn how chemistry affects our everyday lives and connects with biology, geology, physics, health science, engineering, history, art, and more.

Please have an adult for every five children for safe supervision.

Color Poster (Acrobat format .pdf - large file)
Black and White Flyer (Acrobat format .pdf - suitable for making copies)

Special activities include:

Open Events - These events welcome walk-ins throughout the day.
Scheduled Events - These events have specific beginning and ending times. To enjoy the full event, plan according to the schedule.

Guest Speaker - Lynn Hogue
Play Excerpt -
Me and Marie Curie
Gentex Presentation -  Amazing Chemistry

Hosted by Grand Valley State University

  • Regional Math and Science Center
  • Chemistry Department
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Photos from the last Super Science Saturday
Celebrating "International Polar Year" - January 26, 2008

GVSU student volunteers model penguin masks which they helped children design at one of the hands-on activities. GVSU student volunteers modeled penguin masks. The mask station was one of the hands-on activities at the International Polar Year Super Science Saturday.
Children experience how air pressure helps to lift objects. This interactive activity allowed children to experience how air pressure can be used to lift objects.
Children get a close-up look at snowflakes using high-powered microscopes. Children were given the opportunity to view a snowflake up close with a microscope.
Children use a hair dryer to examine the affect of wind on waves. At this activity, children participated in an experiment which demonstrated how wind affects waves.


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