Upcoming MMR Events

The 9th Annual SPE Plastic Fair

· The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia PA
· Sunday, January 27, 2013
· 11am

This year, Dr. T is creating two new shows, "Plastic Nanotechnology" and "Polymers are Gross". Kinex is providing a play area! Local artist Shannon Stahl will help you make your own plastic art! Crazy Aaron himself may show up to help people learn with his Thinking Putty!                                                                                                                            Three new SPE tables join many returning favorites. Make your own Glitter Beads, Glow in the Dark Slime and Interesting Ball in the Polymer Laboratory! Answer questions like "Will It Stick?", "What's It Made Of?" and "What's Inside Transparent?". Learn about the important role plastics play in electronics and cosmetics. Meet representatives of local plastics companies and learn about the things they make.  Win prizes in the Plastic Scavenger Hunt!                          Last year we had over 500 attendees of all ages. Come join the fun! Visiting the Plastics Chemistry Fair is part of the admission the Franklin Institute for that day. For admission fees and other visitor information, visit http://www2.fi.edu/visitor-guide/pricing.php. Group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more.



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