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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 […]

September 17th Virtual Meeting featuring Dr. Christopher Avery on the ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement

CSW is happy to announce the September (virtual) meeting will feature a presentation by Dr. Christopher W. Avery, Chair of the ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement on The ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement: Creating a hub for the future of the chemical enterprise The Committee on Environmental Improvement (CEI) is […]

NCW 2020 Illustrated Poem Contest – entries due by October 26, 2020

Each year as part of National Chemistry Week (NCW) activities, the American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grades.   Schools are encouraged to have a contest within the school as part of their classroom studies and submit one entry per grade category.  […]

National Chemistry Week – October 18-24, 2020

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 […]

Virtual ACS Kids Zone: August 15th

Explore the wonders of chemistry with the virtual Kids Zone science event featuring Miss Camille Schrier — Miss America 2020 — and more distinguished guests. Host Bibiana Campos Seijo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical & Engineering News, will lead viewers through four different virtual hands-on activities conducted by popular STEM advocates. This #ACSKidsZone event for […]

Social Media Links from Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

Updates with Social Media Links:  The CCEW #PasstheSoap video is now available on social media! Below are the links—please like and share the video on the various platforms to help amplify its reach.Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2998317593595606LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/posts/american-chemical-society_ccew-earthday2020-chemists-activity-6666010315873939456-9wF8Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmerChemSociety/status/1260244958281445378?s=20YouTube – https://youtu.be/15UDnmGI_aM Chemists Celebrate Earth Week a program of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Theme: […]

WEBCAST: The Hubble Space Telescope: 30 Years of Discovery and Awe – April 29, 2020, 3:30p (ET)

Join the American Institute of Physics for a special Lyne Starling Trimble Science Heritage Public Lecture. AIP’s Center for History of Physics is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Wiseman as the presenter for this live webcast. REGISTER ONLINE – All are welcome Abstract: The Hubble Space Telescope is at the peak […]