Dr. Laura Ingram assessing acetaminophen quality.Dr. Laura Ingram demonstrates how to assess acetaminophen quality to two visiting students.

Visit us on campus

In the Department of Chemistry, we are dedicated to providing support for high school chemistry educators and students.  Our outreach program invites grade 11 and 12 chemistry classes to visit the University of Waterloo for Chem Lab Days.

Chem Lab Days can include a selection of the following events:

  • A hands-on chemistry lab that uses stoichiometry calculations and physical properties analysis - The Synthesis of Acetaminophen
  • Science faculty tour
  • Chemistry mini-lecture
  • Admissions information
  • Free time to explore campus (if requested)

Register for Chem Lab Days

Registration is online. Please note that our Fall 2019 dates have been filled. Check back with us in January 2020 to register for our Chem Lab Days in April!

Contact us

For further information about our outreach program, special requests, or general inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at chemistry.outreach@uwaterloo.ca.