MIDLAND — When you’re looking for ways to keep kids amused this summer,
chances are the periodic table doesn’t make the short list.
Even the title of the latest family-friendly, interactive exhibit to
move into the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art — “It’s a Gas!” —
is more likely to evoke thoughts of pulling a finger than beryllium,
rhodium and francium, also known as Be, Rh and Fr.