An invitiation to science teachers, chem teachers, & students of all ages!
 As always, teachers showing some sort of teacher ID can get free building
admission to the Adler Planetarium (and many Chicago museums!) and
admission to one sky show.  

Upcoming events:
Chemistry Day at the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001
Arranged by the local chapter of the American Chemical Society and hosted
by the Adler Planetarium.
Exhibitors! Demonstrations! Lecturers! Contests!  All with a chemistry
theme.  All activities are free with building admission.  Hope to see you

A Weekend of Physics with the University of Illinois Physics Van!
The Physics Van is a traveling science show for especially for kids &
families.  By performing and explaining exciting physics demonstrations,
the Physics Van shows audiences that science is fun and worthwhile for
people who wonder about why the world acts the way it does.  They
challenge kids' mental picture of what kind of people scientists are.   As
long as children want to learn and have fun, there's a world of physics
waiting to be discovered! 

The UIUC Physics Van will be performing in the Universe Theater at the
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum on November 17 and 18, 2001.  
* Tickets to performances will be issued at the box office on the day of
the performances on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you have a group
of 15 people or more, please contact our Group Sales department at
312-294-0361 or 312-294-0364 for group admission and sky show rates.
* Each program will be approximately 30 minutes in length. 
* All ages are welcome to attend the performances, though some physics
concepts may be more suitable for children ages 6 and up.  
* The performances are free with museum admission.
* Between performances, Physics Van students will be in the Adler exhibit
galleries performing various demonstrations for visitors.
* Performance times:
Saturday, November 17 - 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:15 pm
Sunday, November 18 - 11:15 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:15 pm

The Physics Van is part of the outreach program of the University of
Illinois Physics Department.  For more information about the Physics Van
and other Physics Van programs, go to

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