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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 […]

Highlights from CSW October Meeting

Professor Wilker gave a wonderful seminar on biological cements and adhesives and developing polymer mimics to create advanced adhesives. Slides from his seminar are available below! ******************************************************************************************************************** Abstract: Peer into a tide pool and you will see the impressive array of materials generated by marine biology. Mussels, barnacles, oysters, soft coral, and […]

Please Vote in the CSW Election!

2020 Electronic Voting ProceduresThe Chemical Society of Washington will conduct its election of Officers, Councilors, and Managers with electronic ballots. If you are a full CSW member and have a valid e-mail address on file with The American Chemical Society, then on or about October 11 you will receive an […]

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 […]