Caroling Beaker
Dec24

Caroling Beaker

Last year Beaker offered up "Ode to Joy." This year we get "Ringing of the Bells." Happy holidays, everyone!

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More Holiday-Related Chemistry Fun
Dec24

More Holiday-Related Chemistry Fun

In November, I wrote a Newscripts about Diane Bunce’s public lecture and demonstration of the chemical principles of Thanksgiving dinner. Well, she’s at again. This time, she taught her students a thing or two about making holiday crafts in the lab. Check out this video, also available at the ACS podcast “ByteSizeScience,” for tips on making your own snow globe, bouncy "snow balls," and marbled Christmas cards. Follow it up by making some chemical Christmas ornaments, and you’ve got yourself a holiday schedule full of geeky goodness. Thanks again to the wizards in the ACS Office of Public Affairs for sharing their footage. Happy Holidays,...

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