"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 healthy light breakfast including a "blender bar" followed by a
keynote address entitled:
Better water quality through wetland biogeochemistry
delivered by Dr. Monica Palta, Director of Environmental Science Undergraduate Program,
Pace University. We will then head out for our annual parade over the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge and then return to
Pace for lunch, dessert/coffee/tea, and some fun games and a raffle!
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.
The deadline for submission is April 4, 2020.
Please see the flyer for more details.
Download the entry form.
Contact Prof. Elmer Mojica (212) 346-1344 for more information.