Exciting Activities Using Colorful Chemicals [S-16-23]

Presenter:Dana Barry
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 1:30 PM 03/21
Status: CLOSED

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Receive a booklet about color and learn the science of color as it relates to flowers, rainbows, food, fireworks, etc. Create and separate colors using a simple diffraction spectrometer and paper chromatography. Paint a picture using fruits and vegetables, and eat a colorful treat.

Dana Barry is a Research Professor at Clarkson University and has graduate degrees in chemistry and science education and a Ph.D. in Engineering. She has carried out numerous hands-on workshops in the US and overseas for over a thousand participants. She is the author of over 200 professional publications including books, and had her own television series (which aired in Northern NY) titled “Sensational Science.”

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