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BYU celebrates National Chemistry Week Oct. 18-22

Brigham Young University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry celebrates National Chemistry Week Oct. 18-22.

Every night a "Chemical Magic Show" will be held in the Benson Building on the south end of campus. The show will begin at 7 p.m. every night except Monday, when it will begin at 6 p.m. The "Chemical Magic Show" demonstrates various chemical principles through colorful experiments.

Tickets are free and can be reserved by calling (801) 422-3667. The public is welcome to attend.

Posters will be displayed Oct. 20-22 illustrating current research projects in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

S. Scott Zimmerman, a professor of biochemistry, will speak on "Biochemistry of Health and Wellness," Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. in W140 Benson Building.

A reception will be held Friday, Oct. 22, from 4-6 p.m.

BYU faculty members and students will also visit school classrooms throughout the valley to make short demonstrations about chemistry.

National Chemistry Week is an outreach program sponsored by the Central Utah Section of the American Chemical Society designed to enhance public awareness of the contributions chemistry makes to society and to everyday life.

Writer: Rebekah Hanson

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