Carnegie Mellon University

"Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work" Day 2013

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DNAZone volunteers Ha Pham (Chemistry graduate student) and Alessandra Zimmerman (Chemistry undergraduate student) work on an activity with the children that shows the results of mixing different color pigments.

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Children study the components of light using a spectroscrope. Here, they create their spectroscope with black cardboard. Chemistry Professor Dr. Catalina Achim teaches the children about how the white light is separated into colors

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Dr. Catalina Achim and Chemistry graduate student, Yookyung Bae, assist the children in a kitchen chemistry experiment. Here, children learn about solubility by making chocolate mousse.