Additional Information

The Bay Area Book Festival is a world-class literary extravaganza taking place each year over two days in Downtown Berkeley. The Outdoor Fair, a wonderland of literary vendors, kids’ activities, and family fun, is totally free, and all of their other programming—250-300 authors on 15 stages—is accessible with one $15 pass.

Iridescent Bookmarks

Learn about color, light and reflection while creating your own iridescent bookmark. Create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Explore how rainbow colors are created and find out how thin films can reflect light in special ways!

A child is making an iridescent bookmark at an event
A pair of hands is holding up an iridescent bookmark

Featuring

Kaimin Jia

Kaimin Jia
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Di Gu

Di Gu
PhD Candidate
Department of Chemistry

Ana Carneiro

Ana Carneiro
PhD Candidate
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Signe White

Signe White
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Integrative Biology

For more information visit Bay Area Book Festival.