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First Friday: Picnic Science

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organizer: Science History Institute

Where: Science History Institute

315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

Enjoy some tasty science history as we explore the chemistry behind picnics! Learn about the artificial colors and flavors in Jell-O salad, see how baking powder changed cupcakes forever, and marvel at how science keeps our food fresh with Saran Wrap and Tupperware. Try a scavenger hunt, see rare treasures from our special collections, do a craft, and walk away with a treat!
About First Fridays

Spark your curiosity while exploring the exhibits after hours! First Fridays bring together a myriad of activities covering everyday science, historical oddities, and everything in between. Grab your friends, and kick off an evening of discovery, surprise, and a little nerdy fun.

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