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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln hopes to encourage high school students to study science in college with its daylong celebration of chemistry.
More than 100 high school juniors and seniors are expected to attend the event on Oct. 13 with their parents and teachers.
The students will have a chance to tour research labs, learn about opportunities for chemistry careers and try several hands-on activities.
The events will include using chromatography to make tie-dye t-shirts, a scavenger hunt and a chemistry quiz bowl.
Students can also register to win one of five scholarships.