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The Sweet Side of Science Revealed at The Citizen Science Lab’s Valentine Workshop

How can learning about chemical formulas, isomers and crystalline structure be fun?

When you're making your own candy.

Billed as a Parent's Night Out workshop (also sweet!), The Citizen Science Lab will present The Science of Candy Making for students grades 3-12. They will develop a hands-on understanding of science as they make lollipops, hard candy and chocolate.

When: Saturday, Feb. 14, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Citizen Science Lab, located in the Energy Innovation Center (the former Connelly trade school), 151 Bedford Ave., Pittsburgh

Cost: $30 (additional registration fee is waived when you select "Returning Attendee Ticket" at the checkout); a limited number of scholarships are available

Information: 412.478.4192, thecitizensciencelab.org

About: Duquesne University, in partnership with Urban Innovation 21 and others, launched the public Citizen Science Lab earlier this year to provide hands-on opportunity for science training and lab space to children, adults and businesses.

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