EventsThe Laboratory Collective Presents: Halloween Monster Science

The Laboratory Collective Presents: Halloween Monster Science

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM


Join our friends from The Laboratory Collective for a hands-on, at home science experience centered around a fun theme! To participate in the hands-on activity, prepare the materials listed below and then Join us on Zoom.

For kids 7 and up and their caregivers.

This week we'll be doing activities to get us in the mood to celebrate Halloween!

Materials to prepare ahead of time:

Experiment #1

  •  I cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup conditioner OR body lotion
  • Optional: Food coloring
  • Popsicle stick or spoon to stir
  • Small bowl
  • Measuring cups

Experiment #2:

  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar OR Lemon Juice
  • Dish soap
  • Measuring spoons
  • 2 cups to hold the experiment
  • Bowl or plate to put the messy cup in

How to Attend

This event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 24 hours in advance. Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

Questions about attending online events? Check out our Events FAQs.


Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 10 business days before the event.

This program is being conducted as part of the City of Chicago's Halloweek. 

This ScienceConnections program is made possible by generous donors to the Chicago Public Library Foundation

Suitable for:
Health and Science

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