Chemistry Lab

On this page, you will find instructions and resources to conduct a STEM experiment. With the resources included below and a few things you probably have at home, you can try one of our fun and educational STEM programs from home! If you are interested in a virtual outreach program, please email education@firemuseummd.org.

Soda & Acid Extinguisher Diagram
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Holloway Extinguisher
Chemical Engine.gif
Chemical Engine
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Charles T. Holloway
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Holloway Patent Drawing
Chemical Tank

During your experiment, be sure to tag the Fire Museum in your pictures and video on social media. Afterward, send news of your accomplishment to education@firemuseummd.org to get your very own certified chemist certificate!

Did you have so much fun you cannot believe it was educational?

See where this program connects to the Next Generation Science Standards here.