"With a goal of encouraging interest in science among young people, Franklin High School's "Family Science Night" will look to build on the success of past events.
This year's event - on March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. - will be the third for the school, and will consist of demonstrations and applications of scientific concepts.
Science teacher Ann Ritchie said there will be some perennial favorites - such adding cornstarch and water to create a substance that seems to be neither solid nor liquid - as well as some new attractions.
"There will be lots of opportunities to make things," she said. "We're very exited about a station called 'Ask a Scientist.' Thirty-six scientists from the area will be coming throughout the evening, and they'll be taking questions from the public."
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