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Project ended on March 07, at 11:59 PM MST
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Thank you!

March 14, 2018

Thank you to all of the donors and those of you who have supported ACS over the years! We are so appreciative of everyone's generosity!

ACS Trip to Pierre

March 02, 2018

Yesterday, Dr. Meyer and ACS members went to Pierre to make ice cream at the capitol! They were able to talk with the lawmakers of South Dakota and tell them the great things ACS and the School of Mines are doing in Rapid City!


Here is the link to the Capitol Journal article!

Corn Starch Flamethrower!

March 01, 2018

Dr. Meyer demonstrates the corn starch flamethrower at the engineering week "magic shows!" We saw over 500 students last week! Here is one of the highlights!

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He and SF6 Demo

February 26, 2018

Dr. Meyer and Kevin demonstrate the difference between Helium and SF6 when inhaled!

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Hydrogen Balloons + Gun Cotton

February 25, 2018

In one of Thursdays demos we mixed gun cotton and hydrogen balloons and the result was extraordinary!! The sparkles that you see at the end are magnesium shavings we mixed in!

Chemistry Department Tours

February 23, 2018

We had a great time doing science demos for the Chemistry department tours yesterday! 524 middle school students saw our magic show. Here is one of our favorite demos --- magnesium shavings in a hydrogen balloon!

Snow Day with Liquid Nitrogen

February 19, 2018

Although it may be cold outside, our liquid nitrogen is colder (-320.1 F)! Here is a video of us freezing ice cream with liquid nitrogen! This was filmed at Grubby's birthday last Saturday!

Update February 7, cause for celebration!

February 07, 2018

Our ACS group is so excited that we are 20% funded! Thank you donors for all of your support! Please like our Facebook page for more updates!

Ruben's Tube

February 05, 2018

Today we broke out the Ruben's tube! We pump natural gas through one end of the pipe and have a speaker on the other side. As the opera music plays you can see the various sound waves, in FIRE!! We hope to incorporate this demo in our next show!

Our way
of Thanking You


ACS Member Photo

A signed photo of the student members of the SDSMT chapter of ACS

3 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018


ACS Sticker

SD Mines ACS will send you a sticker!

2 of 75 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018


ACS Periodic Table Blanket

Cozy up with chemistry with an ACS Periodic table blanket!

2 of 2 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018