ORONO  — The chemistry of color will be explored at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Science Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21, in Aubert Hall at UMaine.
In this extended session, middle and high school-aged youth will synthesize pigments and use them in chemistry and art experiments. Participants will utilize techniques and instruments used by chemists. The event includes working in chemistry laboratories and participants will follow standard laboratory safety protocols — hair must be tied back and open-toed shoes, shorts and loose clothing cannot be worn in the lab.
The minimum number of participants is eight and the maximum is 24. The $10 fee includes lunch. Register online at umaine.edu/4h/home/science-saturday/#winter by Nov. 16. For more information, or to request a disability accommodation, contact Jessy Brainerd, jessica.brainerd@maine.edu, 207-581-3877.

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