National Chemistry Week Project Leaders
Ping Furlan, PhD
Scott Lefurgy, PhD
Erin Wasserman, PhD
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NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK 2016
"Solving Mysteries through Chemistry"
National Chemistry Week Event at the New York Hall of Science
The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate National Chemistry Week on Sunday October 30, 2016 at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing, Queens from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The event will showcase chemistry principles using demonstrations performed by local college students and volunteers from local industries for children of all ages. If you or your organization is interested in participating in or sponsoring an activity table at this STEM outreach event, please contact Dr. Ping Furlan or Dr. Scott Lefurgy
(Photo Source: NY State Senate)
Meet our esteemed guest, New York Senator Jose Peralta, as he celebrates the National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2016 with us! Senator Peralta will attend our NCW Chemistry Hands-on Event on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at New York Hall of Science.
National Chemistry Week National Illustrated Poem Contest
Download Poem Competition Flyer (PDF)
Download Poem Competition Entry Form(.doc)
The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will also sponsor an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade.
Winners of the New York City Section illustrated poem contest will be advanced to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest! Please contact
Erin Wasserman for further information.
Registration is open !
Pictures from the National Chemistry Week 2014
Participating Universities, Schools, Companies