The Chemistry Show


The Royal Australian Chemistry Institute will again be putting on a jaw-dropping chemistry show  in conjunction with fellow exhibitor The University of Adelaide. The team is looking to outdo previous efforts, which drew deafening applause!

The show will include explosions, fire, and high speed videos of cool experiments! This’ll be something you won’t want to miss!

As always, Institute volunteers will be giving you the chance to get your hands dirty—or sticky, as the case may be—with a number of entertaining activities in the RACI booth.

These might include:

  • paper chromatography: last year over 1100 filter papers were used and countless people went home as proud chromatographers.
  • DIY sherbet: many kilos of raw materials disappeared last time, only to reappear all over the Showgrounds as a sticky, coloured dust.
  • a periodic table colouring competition: stand-out efforts awarded a daily prize!

Come along this year and help celebrate 100 years for the RACI!


Dates & Times for this Exhibitor

  • August 5 10.30 am
  • August 5 1.00 pm
  • August 5 3.30 pm
  • August 6 10.30 am
  • August 6 1.00 pm
  • August 6 3.30 pm
Click here ticketing information.