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2019 Chair

Dr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Pace University
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
Phone: 212-346-1761

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St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

"Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper."
2019 Earth Week Events
Saturday April 27, 2019

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The New York Section of the American Chemical Society celebrated Earth Day 2019 with the variety of events detailed below.

Earth Day Parade over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge!
The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society's 8th Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Day event was held for Saturday, April 27, 2019 with a Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge! Our goal was to bring awareness of Earth Day to all. Our festivities began at 11 am with check in and a continental breakfast with Earth Day gifts for all participants followed by a keynote address delivered by Dr. Eric Brenner, Pace University, entitled "Before the paper: the dynamic plan".

Video slideshow of the 2019 Event

National Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Illustrated Poem contest

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society sponsored an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade. Winners of the New York Section contest are advancing to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest.

Grade 3-5 Winning Poem:

Grade 6-8 Winning Poem:

Grade 9-12 Winning Poem: