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Curriculum Night

   June 15, 2018

Curriculum Night at James Martin Middle School

UNC Charlotte volunteers went to James Martin Middle School to discuss the different STEM college majors and answer any questions with the middle school students. Students were able to sample a chemistry lab atmosphere by participating in a chemical flame test.



Colors of Chemistry 2018

   April 15, 2018

Colors of Chemistry 2018

UNC Charlotte held the annual Colors of Chemistry day-long program where children from a variety of schools were able to participate in hands-on activities, including colorful slime, colorful lather printing, and the M&M color wheel. A demonstration show and t-shirt tie dying ended the exciting day.



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Chemistry of Fireworks: Highland Creek Elementary's Math & Science Night

   February 22, 2018

The Chemsitry of Fireworks

UNC Charlotte volunteers attend the Highland Creek Elementary's Math & Science Night. Students were introduced to the different chemical reactions that take place within the firework to make a variety of colors.



Charlotte Kid's Fest

   October 28, 2017

Charlotte Kid's Fest

The UNC Charlotte Department of Chemistry hosted a booth at the Charlotte Kid's Fest. Participants made their own colored slime that they were able to take home.



NC-MSEN Pre-College Program at Center of STEM Education at UNC Charlotte

   March 20, 2017

NC-MSEN Pre-College Program at Center of STEM Education

High school juniors and seniors were invited to UNC Charlotte to learn concepts surrounding the area of nanoscale science including interactive demos making carbon nanotubes out of balloons.