National Chemistry Week

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National Chemistry Week (NCW) – October 20-26, 2019

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages […]

2019 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest – Marvelous Metals

The Chemical Society of Washington Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. View/Download a PDF of the details.   View/Download Contest Entry Form. Contest Deadline: November 1, 2019 Prizes: Chemistry Themed Tee Shirt Contact: Kim Morehouse, kim.morehouse@fda.hhs.gov […]

National Chemistry Week Wrap-Up

Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) National Chemistry Week (NCW) campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages about the contributions of chemistry to their daily lives.  NCW is a community-based annual event that unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to […]

National Chemistry Week 2017: Chemistry Rocks!

Celebrating 30 years of National Chemistry Week.  This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Chemistry Week.  This year’s theme is “Chemistry Rocks!”, focusing on geochemistry.  You will learn more about gemstones and the interesting world of rocks and minerals in this year’s issue of Celebrating Chemistry.  The electronic version […]

Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 16-22, 2016: “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry!”

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator   The NCW 2016 theme is “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry”, focusing on the science behind the use of chemistry in forensics.  The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) […]

Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 18-24, 2015

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator The NCW 2015 theme is “Chemistry Colors Our World”, focusing on the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more. The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the […]