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Mad Scientist Laboratory

October 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Every Wednesday in October, starting October 9 at 4:00 pm the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting Mad Scientist Laboratory. We invite students ages 12 and up to join the librarians as we perform ghoulish experiments in the name of science. As well as to celebrate what we all love about Halloween, the icky, surprising, creepy, and messy parts of life.

The first Wednesday, October 9, we will be making Magnetic Slime. Students will learn about, create their own, and test the limits of magnetic slime at this fun program. Please register by September 27th.

Wednesday, October 16, we will be learning how far a pumpkin will go when we create Pumpkin Catapults. After a quick lesson in physics, students will construct their catapults and the catapult that sends their pumpkin the farthest will win a prize along with bragging rights.

Wednesday, October 23, things will certainly get interesting as we perform an Exothermic Reaction. As with the other Mad Scientist Laboratory events, we will learn about what exactly an exothermic reaction is and then we will all witness one right before our eyes.

The last, Wednesday, October 30, we will learn some anatomy of the human heart before dissecting and manipulating a gelatin heart in Gelatin Heart Science.


October 9, 2019
4:00 pm


Mattapoisett Public Library
7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States