Chemistry Rocks

Tuesday, October 24 - Friday, October 27: 10 AM - 2 PM
Saturday, October 28: 10 AM - 4 PM

Click here to view the Chemistry Connections flyer.

The Innovation Studios will be filled with hands-on chemistry experiments exploring the fascinating connections between chemistry and geology. Investigate the interesting world of rocks and minerals and try out classic chemistry experiments that deepen your understanding of the intriguing field of geochemistry. Museum staff, American Chemical Society Student Groups from area universities and high school students will lead these engaging experiences.

Chemistry Connections activities are included in Museum exhibit admissions.


2nd grade and above

School groups of 15 or more can book field trips in advance by calling 817-255-9440 or visiting


Thursday, October 26 from 1:30 - 4:00 PM

2nd grade and above

Special extended hours for homeschool educators and children will be offered on Thursday, October 26 from 1:30-4:00 pm. Come explore geochemistry through hands-on experiments with local university students and museum staff.

 Chemistry Connections is sponsored locally by


Additional support provided by ZS Pharma and American Chemical Society

Volunteer support is provided by Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Woman’s University, University of Dallas, University of North Texas, University of North Texas-Health Science Center MSCSO, University of Texas at Arlington, Collin College, Tarrant County College-Northwest Campus, Birdville High School, Fort Worth Country Day, Hebron High School, Southwest Christian School, Trinity Valley School, and STEAM Middle School

Fun Fact

Five of the movies shown in the Omni Theater have been nominated for Academy Awards: The Living Sea, Dolphins, Cosmic Voyage, Alaska: Spirit of the Wild, and Special Effects: Anything Can Happen.  

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