Owl Pellets, Ice Cream, Elephant Toothpaste at Science Saturday

Young scientist Matthew works on dissecting an owl pellet during Science Saturday, hosted by Wesleyan's Science Outreach Class on Nov. 10.

Young scientist Matthew works on dissecting an owl pellet during Science Saturday, hosted by Wesleyan’s Science Outreach Class on Nov. 10.

Emily Berman '13 helps Science Day goer Alyssa dissect her owl pellet. The semi-annual afternoon of science activities are designed for the whole family.

Emily Berman ’13 helps Science Day goer Alyssa dissect her owl pellet. The semi-annual afternoon of science activities were designed for families.

Wesleyan students enrolled in the outreach course taught science lessons and offered hands-on demonstrations. Pictured is Eliza Forman '13 aiding in another careful owl pellet dissection.

Wesleyan students enrolled in the outreach course taught science lessons and offered hands-on demonstrations. Pictured is Eliza Forman ’13 aiding in another careful owl pellet dissection.

Eliza Forman '13, Andrea Roberts, visiting assistant professor of chemistry, David Westmoreland, associate professor of chemistry, and Henry Chang '14 work together to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen to wrap up Science Day.

Eliza Forman ’13; David Westmoreland, associate professor of chemistry; Andrea Roberts, visiting assistant professor of chemistry; and Henry Chang ’14 work together to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen to wrap up Science Day.

Rachel Olfson '14 and Bennett Sluis '14 make "Elephant's toothpaste" for Science Day goers.

Rachel Olfson ’14 and Bennett Sluis ’14 make “Elephant’s toothpaste” for Science Day goers.

Young scientist Noel shows off a lava lamp he made during Science Saturday.

Young scientist Noel shows off a lava lamp he made during Science Saturday.

(Photos by Hannah Norman ’16)