Science on the Screen presents “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

cotton candyCatch a screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder, and stay for delicious science demonstrations. The 100-minute film, a 1971 musical adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, will be followed by hands-on activities related to food science, chemistry, and physics. Kids will take part in making freeze-dried ice cream, breakable bananas, and glowing pickles and other fun experiments. All ages welcome. Activities are designed for children ages 5-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

University of Chicago faculty, students and staff may find the related ebooks offered by the Library of interest:
The Science of Chocolate
Building a Meal:  From Molecular Gastronomy to Culinary Constructivism
The Science of Ice Cream
(For more library resources, consult the Lens catalog or Ask a Librarian)

Sunday, April 21, 2013 1:00 pm– 3:45 pm
Kersten Physics Teaching Center
5720 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL

Admission is free. Free snacks and drinks will be provided. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

For reservations of 6 or more, please contact Mary Pat McCullough, mpm1@uchicago.edu, 773-834-0953.
 
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.

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