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Open Day

Open Day



Make Science Your Mission at the ChemCentre Open Day.

Saturday 26 October, 10 am – 4 pm.

You're invited to a day of free activities, demonstrations and displays to celebrate the role of chemistry and science within our community!

Explore forensic science, analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, Hazardous Material emergency response and meet the local chemists who help protect the West Australian community.

Tour our forensic science and environmental laboratories, have a blast at the explosive science shows and get hands on with chemistry. 

Discover how ChemCentre helps police investigate illicit drug laboratories; try on the Personal Protective Clothing and experience the life of a chemist who helps solve crime.

Learn how ChemCentre and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services identify unknown chemicals with the impressive 'laboratory on wheels' and portable detectors.

There will be something for everyone:
  • Garden lovers - Bring along some backyard soil and our experts will analyse it to provide scientific insights into the chemistry of your soil.
  • Pet lovers -  meet the whole team from Greyhounds as Pets - including the dogs!
  • Students – investigate becoming a chemist with the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and Curtin University.
  • Little Heroes – complete your mission, explore the world of chemistry then collect your take home science kit.
  • And more!

Date: Saturday 26 October 2019
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: ChemCentre, Bentley
Cost: Free entry and activities. Food trucks will be avaiable
Parking: We are colocated at Curtin university, parking will be free on Saturday.

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