Philadelphia Science Festival

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CHF is taking part in the fourth annual Philadelphia Science Festival, a citywide collaboration that brings together nine exciting days, from April 25 to May 3, filled with events that showcase science and technology in everyday life.

Part of a national movement to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, the festival builds on Philadelphia’s rich history of innovation with more than 100 events and 175 partner organizations around the Philadelphia area.

A full lineup of CHF’s festival events is listed below. For more information visit the festival website.



HighWaterLine Sunday, April 27. Join artist Eve Mosher and fellow Philadelphians as they draw the HighWaterLine—a bold chalk line illustrating areas susceptible to increased flooding caused by climate change. As you walk along the route, contribute to the conversation about the impacts of climate change and potential solutions.

Science on Tap Quizzo

Monday, April 28. Science on Tap presents its fourth 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

Neighborhood Science Wednesday, April 30. Celebrate science in your neighborhood with a mini-carnival of science exploration! Scientists, engineers, and other experts will share their knowledge to provide fun and free programs for all to enjoy.

First Friday: Shall We Talk about the Weather?

Friday, May 2. Ever wonder why days with rainy forecasts turn out to be sunny? How do we respond to both daily shifts in our environment and long-term climate change? Explore CHF’s Sensing Change exhibit, take part in activities, and hear meteorologists, scientists, and artists share their views on the weather and our changing climate.


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Sensing Change

See your environment with fresh eyes through this online exhibit.


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