Science Saturday Presented by Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP – Colorful Chromatography
Find the hidden colors in markers and leaves by separating their pigments using chromatography.
Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges at Science Saturday. Activities are included in regular admission and free for Hagley members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 12 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
This week we’ll be joined by our friends from the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) who will be providing some extra fun! Explore how and why leaves change color in the fall with DMNH and meet some of our very own color changing Animal Ambassadors!
Use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion, showing Newton's laws in full force.
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Learn how living things get their unique traits and discover what strawberry DNA looks like with out a microscope!
Learn how batteries and circuits power our world and make a buzzing Monster Bot!
Create "fabric" out of plastic grocery bags and find a new use for it.