National Chemistry Week Project Leaders
Ping Furlan, PhD
Dempsey Hyatt, PhD
Erin Wasserman, PhD
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The New York Section of the American Chemical Society proudly celebrated National Chemistry Week 2020 with a virtual demo event.
Demonstrations in several parallel Zoom sessions were offered live and recorded for future viewing.
Click on each individual video below ot enjoy these chemistry demonstrations.
Adhere to Chemistry - Kahoot.it !
The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society sponsored a chemistry knowledge competition
via a 15-30 min. online Kahoot game. Winners in the categories are listed below:
Sponsored by Columbia University Chandler Society, Manhattan College American Chemical Society Chapter, New York University Draper Chemical Society, Queensborough Community College Chemistry Club, Rye High School, Stony Brook University American Chemical Society Chapter, United States Merchant Marine Academy, and New York Local Section
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) is also sponsoring 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.
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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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