King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 20th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
Chemistry students and faculty will be performing more than a dozen experiments including freezing objects with liquid nitrogen, performing color change reactions, making slime, and exploding balloons. The 90-minute show will conclude with a flaming pumpkin finale.
The presentation is designed for a young audience; children 12 and younger are invited to attend with no more than two adults. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Since the event is first come, first serve there are no tickets. For more information, contact Dr. Julie Belanger, assistant professor of chemistry, at 208-5900, ext. 5627, or Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5260.
King’s College recent graduates Brittney Price and Virginie Menard conduct a luminescence demonstration as part of King’s annual children’s Halloween exhibition, "Things That Go Boom in the Night."