Sofia

Learning with a Lava Lamp

Young researchers at Baylab Sofia learn about the science behind their daily experiences: how an effervescent tablet works, which substances give plants their colors and how much vitamin C is contained in various fruits.

Location

Sofia

Country

Bulgaria

Founded

2015

Participants

approximately 800 visitors per year (6 to 12 years)

Thematic Focus

In Sofia, young researchers learn how the chemistry and biology of nutrition and health works through many short experiments. Using a "lava lamp," they discover how an effervescent tablet works and how much vitamin C different fruits contain. There is also plant science: Young guests isolate the plant pigments that create colors, using chromatography.

Background and History

In these week-long Baylab projects, participants gain deep insight into the scientific phenomena behind everyday events.

Homepage

http://www.bayer.bg

Contact

Elisaveta Vladova

Phone: +359 2 8140 154
E-mail: elisaveta.vladova@bayer.com