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May 27, 2011 at 2:44pm

THIS WEEKEND: Evergreen Science Carnival

Not your little brother’s science fair. Photo courtesy The Evergreen State College

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SETTING STUFF ON FIRE - EVEN PERCEPTIONS >>>

The Evergreen Science Carnival promises breathtaking sideshows and unbelievable phenomena.

Don't go to the carnival expecting bearded ladies, strongmen or magic shows.

Think more along the lines of a chance to view solar flares or learn how to extract catnip-or see a student set his hand on fire, says Peter Robinson, who founded the carnival eight years ago.

Don't worry about that student: He meant to do it.

"Last year, we had someone who did cold flame," says Robinson, the science operations manager at the Evergreen State College. "He had a glove on. He ignited his hand. It had a blue flame, but it wasn't burning hot-it was burning cold. He was teaching the visitors about chemistry."

To read Molly Gilmore's full article click here.

Evergreen Science Carnival and Research Exposition

Friday, May 27, and Saturday, May 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free (for free parking Friday, tell the attendant you're attending the carnival)

The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy. N.W., Olympia

www.evergreen.edu/events/sciencecarnival

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Jon at Science Books Online said on Aug. 09, 2011 at 4:36pm

For those of you (like me) who missed this year's Science Carnival, it's an annual event. 2012 is a new year!

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