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Project SEED: Mentors Needed

Project SEED is a program for economically disadvantaged high school students administered by the American Chemical Society (ACS) that offers a unique opportunity to spend a summer conducting hands-on research with a scientist in a laboratory setting. Project SEED programs are initiated and hosted by research institutions (academic, government, or industrial laboratories). Students work 8–10 weeks and are awarded a […]

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Volunteer Opportunity with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is recruiting volunteers (called Ambassadors) to work with museum visitors in Spark!Lab, its hands-on invention space for children and families. Unlike traditional classroom-style learning, Spark!Lab is very “curiosity-driven” and there is no right or wrong way to complete the activities, just challenges […]

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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) NCW campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages about […]

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4th USA Science & Engineering Festival: 4/16-17

The USA Science & Engineering Festival will take place April 16-17, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  The mission of the Science & Engineering Festival is to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, educational, and entertaining science festival in the United States.  […]

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Volunteer Needed to Proctor CSW National Chemistry Olympiad Exam

One or two volunteers are needed to help proctor the CSW U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Examination for high school students to be given on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Germantown Campus of Montgomery College. This is a three-part exam with student registration at 8:30 am followed by the first part of the exam at 9 am. The third part […]

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31st Annual Chemathon To Take Place 4/30

The Thirty-first Annual Chemathon will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  The Chemathon is an annual chemistry competition for high school chemistry students in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.  The Chemathon competition is organized by a committee of area high school chemistry teachers and chemists, and is hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at […]

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Kim Morehouse receives ACS 2016 Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award

In an effort to recognize the immeasurable outreach efforts made by local section volunteers, the Committee of Community Activities (CCA) has established the “Local Section Outreach Volunteers of the Year” recognition program. CSW Councilor Kim Morehouse was recently awarded a Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year award from ACS for his outreach involvement within the CSW local section. Kim, […]

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Volunteer opportunity: AAAS/SSE STEM Program

In 2004, the Senior Scientists and Engineers (SSE) and AAAS formed the AAAS/SSE STEM Volunteer Program to support K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education, foster STEM literacy, and motivate students to pursue STEM careers. The Program recruits volunteers from the science, engineering, and medical communities in the Washington DC Metro area. It is based on RE-SEED and TOPS, volunteer efforts launched […]

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Volunteer Opportunity: Be a Science Fair Judge!

The Robert Goddard Montessori School Elementary Science Department invites you to judge in the Third to Fifth Grade Science & STEM Fair Competition! The Robert Goddard Montessori School (RGMS) in Seabrook, Maryland will be having its annual Elementary Science/STEM Fair on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. RGMS is calling for volunteers to assist in judging the projects. This is an important event that allows […]

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Hands-On, Brains-On Adventure at Share Fair Nation

Hosted at higher education institutions across the country, Share Fair Nation is a free two-part event that brings together educators, students, communities and leaders in education innovation to experience innovative methods to transform education and thrust schools into the 21st Century. Share Fair Nation Washington, DC is being held April 11, 2015 at George Washington University. There are two components – […]

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