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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2019

“Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper”

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

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 20st, 2019, 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, “Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper” .  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 20th 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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Here are the winning entries to Earth Week Illustrated Poem Contest – thank you, Jenelle Ball and her students at Chico High School.