Demos and Workshops

Grand Hank at Philly Materials Day

 2019 Demos

  • Academy of Natural Sciences: Invert Innovations
  • AIChE Seed Bomb
  • Arkema
  • Boeing

Children observe demo at Philly Materials Day
  • Chemistry and Optics Electromagnetism
  • GKN Powder Metallurgy (Hoeganaes)
  • High Temperature Superconductor Levitation
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Light and Color: From Molecules to LCD Screens
  • Making Liquids and Gases from Solid Grains
  • Fiber Optics
  • Color from Nanostructures
  • Non-Newtonian Fluids
  • North Penn High School - Engineering Academy - The Future is N.E.A.R. - Nanotechnology Education And Research
  • Origami and Kirigami
  • Power From Produce
  • Shrinky Dink Polymers
  • Smart Fluorescent Molecules for Studying Brain Diseases
  • Solid Polymer Electrolyte Batteries
  • Sticky Materials
  • The Franklin Institute
  • The Surprising Behavior of Soft Matter
  • The Utility of Instability
  • Thin film Bookmarks, Memory Metals, and Playing with Nanoscale Materials
  • Understanding Materials with Computer Simulations
  • What is Materials Science and Engineering: Ceramics
  • What is Materials Science and Engineering: Metals
  • What is Materials Science and Engineering: Polymers
  • What is Materials Science and Engineering: Thermal Expansion

Hands-on Workshops

Stay tuned for the final list of hands-on workshops for participants aged 10+ and 14+ taking place at 11:15, 12:15 and 1:15. Past workshops titles include Lotion Potions, Light Emitting Diodes, Would You Buy That? and Motors and Magnetism.

Special Presentations

10:30 a.m. Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

12:00 p.m. High School Student Information Session

12:30 p.m. The Grand Hank STEM Extravaganza

1:00 p.m. High School Student Information Session

2:00 p.m. High School Student Information Session

2:15 p.m. Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

 

Plus a “Nano Nook” for our youngest attendees!

 

2018 Philly Materials Day Photos

Philly Materials Day 2018