Academics GALLERY: Chemistry 2 class gives show for kids at De Paul school Jack Steele Mattingly Mar 12, 2014 jacksteelemattingly Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Chemistry 2 students unpack their supplies from Ms. Hall’s car at the De Paul School’s parking lot. Danielle Kitchen(12) lays tarps over the tables to keep them together. Jessica Ashby(12) and Dr. Darif help Danielle. Vanderly Dang(12) sets up her experiment early. Alex Rubino(12) prepares his first experiment. The students wait eagerly as the class sets up. With most experiments sets up, students wait for the remaining kids to show up. Christina Rucinski(12) displays her eagerness with her ingredient and costume ready. As Dr. Darif gives a safety introduction, Danielle Kitchen(12) slams a pie in his face after putting on goggles. With a face full of pie, Dr. Darif walks away satisfied he got his message across in humored manor. To start the show, a colorful poster is presented to the crowd. Vanderly Dang(12) performs her experiment by easily ripping a can in half. Alex Luckertt(12) prepares the students for her ‘crushing’ experiment. Ben Speelman(12) attempts to capture fire under the pseudonym, “Dr. Speelman.” Alex Rubino(12) and Lucas Taylor(12) show how they can create the gold and silver medals from bronze(a penny) A gummy bear is ignited in a test tube. Jessica Ashby(12) ‘lights up’ the crowd. Cynthia Solis(12) shows the kids her “ghost.” Turahn Gordon(12) ‘teleports’ cups to Ben Speelman(12) behind him. Mattie Gothbrath(12), aka Madame Matilda, shows the kids her ‘fortunetelling.’ Alex Rubino(12) and Lucas Taylor(12) prepare to shoot a DePaul teacher with their ‘dragon cannon.’ Danielle Kitchen(12) shows the kids why they ‘shouldn’t mess with a mermaid.’ A tornado in a tube displays the colors of the rainbow. Janie Peterson(12) tries to convince the kids that she is Elsa from Frozen. Molly Loehr(12) contains the water even upside-down. Alan Vo(12) creates his own Frankenstein’s monster in a cup. Shelbie Johnson(12) and Mikyle Johnson(12) decide to light their money on fire, but they kept money intact. Zeke Smith(12) pops the balloon with fire. Jane Rogers(12) prepares the crowd for her genie. The ‘genie’ is released and supposedly grants everyone one wish. Ben Speelman(12) tries to catch fire again but with a larger container. A title card tells the audience that the show is over. However, Ms. Hall has her students answer the kids’ questions The Chemistry 2 students get ready to show the kids a series of science workshops after the show. Using milk, food coloring, and detergent, a DePaul student creates a masterpiece in a petri dish. Chemistry 2 students prepare the kids’ dishes. Lucas Taylor(12) shows a DePaul student how to use the glass instrument. DePaul student create their own gel-like toy. Each student got to choose the color of their new creation. DePaul students enjoyed themselves in several workshops, each lasting ten minutes.