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Now accepting reservations for private Small Group Visits starting in May 2021

Small Group Visits

Fizzy Fun

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This is an all-in-one activity kit available for pre-order and pickup or restricted delivery. Supplies are limited. Questions? Contact Education Manager Megan Smead at

  • Kit Type: Box Kit
  • Ages: 3+ with Adult
  • Cost: $20 Each
  • Availability: Sold Out!
  • Online Ordering: May 22-25
  • Contactless Pickup: May 27
  • Free Delivery: May 27 (Addresses within City of Charlottesville Only)

Baking soda isn't just for baking: It's a gateway to sudsy science! Explore chemistry, rocket science, color mixing, and self-care across three hands-on experiments using this versatile ingredient. Head outside and add a POP of excitement to the day as you blast off with the Mini Rocket, create a vibrant eruption of hues with the Color-Changing Volcano, then kick back and relax with effervescent Bath Fizzies.

Ordering Closed

Details about pickup/delivery will be sent to the email address provided at checkout.

What’s Included?

The Fizzy Fun kit contains:

  • 3 Hands-On Experiments: Mini Rocket, Color-Changing Volcano, Bath Fizzies
  • All Necessary Activity Ingredients & Materials
  • Step-by-Step Instructions

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