King’s faculty members perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

King’s faculty members perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 17th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

Chemistry students and faculty will be performing more than a dozen experiments including freezing objects with liquid nitrogen, performing color change reactions, making slime, and exploding balloons.  The 90-minute show will conclude with a flaming pumpkin finale.

The presentation is designed for a young audience; children 12 and younger are invited to attend with no more than two adults. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. No tickets are required.

For more information, contact Dr. Julie Belanger, assistant professor of chemistry, at 208-5900, ext. 5627, or Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5260.

King's College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross

Dr. Isaac VonRue, assistant professor of chemistry, performs the “flaming gummy bear” trick as part of King’s annual children’s Halloween exhibition, "Things That Go Boom in the Night."

Dr. Isaac VonRue, assistant professor of chemistry, performs the “flaming gummy bear” trick as part of King’s annual children’s Halloween exhibition, "Things That Go Boom in the Night." 

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