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“Dive into Marine Chemistry”

We’re off to an early start with public outreach in the California Section this spring and you can help!

Plastics permeate every aspect of our society. Although, students and the public recognize their many benefits, reports of their alarming buildup in our oceans and resulting harm to aquatic life is a topic that resonates with all.  Register for the FREE ACS webinar on April 25th:

The California Section returns to the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, CA. for this year’s celebration of Earth Day (and John Muir’s birthday) on Saturday, April 21st, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM. We will join dozens of other community groups to share ideas, souvenirs, and hands-on activities with hundreds of visitors. At the Cal ACS canopy location, demonstrations and hands-on activities will relate to the ACS Earth Day 2018 theme, “Dive into Marine Chemistry” .  We will have copies of Celebrating Chemistry (in English and Spanish) with activities that families can try at home, as well as Periodic Table wallet cards, and other cool souvenirs.

We are looking for volunteers for the April 21st event. Preferred shifts are from 10-1 PM and 1-4 PM. Please contact sushila.kanodia@gmail.com or office@calacs.org


4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA 94553


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