Join Mount Royal University's Faculty of Science and Technology for the launch of Mount Royal's Chemistry major and celebrate Science Literacy Week!
Thursday, September 20, 2018
5 - 7 p.m.: Pop-Up Science Carnival
Getting to the talk is half the fun! To celebrate the launch of our new Chemistry major, MRU is hosting a Pop-Up Science Carnival. Let MRU professors help you explore the science of food through hands-on experiments!
7 - 8 p.m.: "Have You Ever Wondered..." by Joe Schwarcz
Have you ever wondered why for years and years there were no red M&Ms or how do they get that maraschino cherry to float in the syrup inside a Cherry Blossom? What is the link between the bombardier beetle and the V-2 rocket? Why does popcorn pop? Why are there holes in Swiss cheese? Have you ever considered why witches supposedly use broomsticks as a method of transportation? Can chocolate really make you fall in love? After this presentation you’ll wonder no more!
More information: http://www.scienceliteracy.ca/event/24/