National Chemistry Week

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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 […]

Have You Started Preparing for National Chemistry Week?

Mark your calendars: National Chemistry Week is October 18-24, 2015! National Chemistry Week is an annual event, which unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life. By celebrating NCW, we can reach the public, particularly elementary and secondary school […]

National Chemistry Week: Halloween and Mole Day Celebrations

By Dr. Ajay Mallia, Dr. Deana Jaber, and Dr. Joseph Houck, CSW YCC Committee As part of National Chemistry week, the CSW Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) celebrated Mole Day and Halloween on October 23, 2014 at the University of Maryland, College Park. About 40 attendees enjoyed Halloween and National Chemistry […]