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Section Officers & Committee Chairs

2019 Committee Officer and Member Roster

National Chemistry Week Project Leaders

Ping Furlan, PhD
Department of Mathematics and Science
United States Merchant Marine Academy
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, NY 11024
(516) 726-5783

Dempsey Hyatt, PhD
Department of Chemistry
Adelphi University
Science Building Room 220
Garden City, NY 11530

Erin Wasserman, PhD

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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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October 18 - 24, 2020

"Sticking with Chemistry"

Virtual National Chemistry Week Event
Sunday October 25, 2020

Download National Chemistry Week Event Flyer
Register to submit a video here .

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate National Chemistry Week virtually in 2020. The event will be online Sunday October 25, 2020, in partnership with the New York Hall of Science in Flushing, Queens from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The event showcases chemistry principles using demonstrations performed by local college students and volunteers from local industries for children of all ages. Submit a video entry here.

Adhere to Chemistry - !

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society invites to compete for their chemistry knowledge via a 15-30 min. online Kahoot game. The contest will be online on October 25, 2020 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Winners in the following five categories will be recognized: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and college first year students. Please register for this event here by September 25, 2020.

National Chemistry Week National Illustrated Poem Contest

Download Poem Competition Flyer (PDF)
Grades K-2 Poem Competition Entry website
Grades 3-5 Poem Competition Entry website
Grades 6-8 Poem Competition Entry website
Grades 9-12 Poem Competition Entry website

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.

Distribute Celebrating Chemistry Magazine

Request copies of Celebrating Chemistry

The Celebrating Chemistry magazine, available in both English and Spanish, contains NCW 2020 themed articles, activities and games. Please submit the form above to request copies.

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