Philadelphia Science Festival
CHF is taking part in the third annual Philadelphia Science Festival, a citywide collaboration showcasing science and technology, from April 18 to 28.
More than 105 partners—schools, universities, cultural institutions, and research centers—are working together again to put science in the spotlight.
A full lineup of CHF’s festival events is listed below. For more information visit the festival website.
Science Carnival: What’s in Your Water?
Saturday, April 20. The Science Carnival is an all-day event with more than 100 exhibitors offering nonstop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, and games. Stop by CHF’s booth to learn all about the pH scale and what it means for your water.
Science on Tap Quizzo
Monday, April 22. Science on Tap presents its third annual PSF Science Quizzo. Teams square off to answer tidbits of science trivia in this all-out battle for top scientific prowess.
Neighborhood Science after School
Monday, April 22, and Thursday, April 25. Chemistry, history, and health collide for a super science session! Turn your kitchen into a laboratory and explore the roles that chemistry plays in some of your favorite foods; discover life in ancient Greece and Egypt; and learn how to keep your brain and skin healthy.
Wednesday, April 24. Immerse yourself in the world of the fishes, past and present. Hear a talk on important oceanic expeditions and take a tour of our new exhibit, X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out. Then create a lasting memory of our aquatic friends through a lesson in gyotaku, traditional Japanese fish printing.
Sounds Made Up: Tales from the History of Science
Thursday, April 25. Join Philly Improv Theater comedians and historians of science for a journey back in time. Take a lighthearted look at when our best scientific intentions weren’t always a good thing..