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Pinhead Punk Science: Energetic Electrons and Magic Metals

JULY 9: Energetic Electrons and Magic Metals Colorful Chemist, Dr. Lisa Christadore 5:15– 6:00 PM Telluride High School Cafeteria Admission: $2 per Punk Description: The Fourth of July wouldn't be the same without explosions in the sky, but what makes those festive fireworks so bright and colorful? Believe it or not, it's the same substance that makes up nickels and pennies, car engines and planes, it's even found in your blood cells. Metals! Learn where metals are found on Earth and on the periodic table of elements. Watch how fantastic they are at bending and carrying an electrical current. Witness metals emerging from your breakfast cereal, and burn metals to make a rainbow of colors.