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Citizen Science Youth Camp (Session 2: Magic of Change)

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1266 Queen Street West Unit 6

Toronto, ON M6K 1L3

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The second week of camp has a strong emphasis on chemistry. Our facilitators will dissolve a gold coin in acid and Young Scientists will gold-plate pennies using electricity. We will make our own mirrors and jewels using a silver solution. We will make our own black and white film and test it in a home made camera. Young Scientists will synthesize their own nylon rope from raw materials. We will mix potassium iodide and lead nitrate to make beautiful golden crystals, and then use fire to understand what those crystals are made of. We will chemically synthesize esters - the chemicals that cause fruity smells. Finally, we'll grow our own crystals from copper sulfate.

There will be a secondary theme to this week - physics. We will play with vortex cannons and perform a thrilling wrecking ball experiment. Young Scientists will make liquid nitrogen ice cream in our kitchen, and we'll see who can come up with the most delicious and interesting flavour. Young Scientists will be using chromatography to separate the different pigments in ink to make a rainbow. On the last day, we'll split water into hydrogen and oxygen and then recombine it with a bang!


AGE GROUP: 9-14 years old

TIME: 12-4 pm (daily)


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  • Personal water bottles

  • Food (lunch and snacks)

  • Extra clothing

  • Medications


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