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About the New York Section
Section Officers & Committee Chairs
Section & Membership Info

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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Department of Chemistry
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
Fax 516-883-4003

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

"Protecting Our Planet Through Chemistry"
2020 Earth Week Events
Saturday April 25, 2020

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate Earth Day 2020 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 9th Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Week event will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 with a Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge! Our goal is to bring awareness of Earth Day to all. Our festivities will 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. Monica Palta, Pace University.

Video slideshow of last year's Event

National Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Illustrated Poem contest

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

2019 Illustrated Poem Contest Winners

Grade 3-5 Winning Poem:

Grade 6-8 Winning Poem:

Grade 9-12 Winning Poem: