ChemFest, a celebration of National Chemistry Week, in partnership with the American Chemical Society.
Chemistry Colors Our World!
Chemistry is not limited to beakers and laboratories, it is all around us! The more we learn about chemistry, the more we learn about our world.
Discover how chemistry colors our world with dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local companies, colleges, and universities. Discover the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more.
Discover how chemistry colors our world with dozens of demonstrations presented by local companies, colleges, and universities. Activities include:
Explore the chemistry of food colors, fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes, and pigments. Experiment with fluorescence, phosphorescence, chemiluminescence, and so much more! Plus, have a chance to interact with professionals who are working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
ChemFest is a catalyst for fun and learning, so bring the whole family and discover how chemistry is cool!
Additional support provided by:
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
PPG Science Education Council
PPG Industries Foundation