A science birthday party for a five year old

Some pics from my son’s fifth birthday party – chemistry & geology focused (we may sample microbes later …).  For the geology part we cracked open geodes.  For the chemistry part, we played with citric acid, baking soda, some dyes, and other things …

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About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

2 thoughts on “A science birthday party for a five year old

  1. I thought year five was the volcano birthday. Must be year six in california.
    Here in ohio at year seven we do the mentos and coke explosion demonstration
    [but only when it's a summer birthday]
    this was adorable. thanks for sharing.
    Karen :0)

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