Science Carnival: What’s in Your Water?

Water bottle
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:

Outdoor booth
20th Street between Race Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Event Type: Open to the Public
Fee: Free
RSVP Online: No Registration Required

The pH scale measures how acidic or basic a substance is—like water. This property affects how water tastes, how it can be used, and what kind of organisms can live inside of it. Big changes in pH can make water toxic for plants, humans, and animals. How do Philadelphia’s various water sources measure up? Find out for yourself using both modern and historical means of determining pH.

For more information about the Science Carnival, including directions, parking options, and a full list of carnival activities, visit the Philadelphia Science Festival’s website.

Philadelphia Science Festival

Presented as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science Carnival on the Parkway, featuring more than 100 exhibitors offering nonstop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, and live entertainment.

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