The California Section of the American Chemical Society
Celebrating Earth Week 2022 virtually and in-person
DATE: Saturday, April 23, 2022
TIME: 2 PM – 5 PM Pacific Time
The California Section of the American Chemical Society hosted a FREE virtual Earth Week event to celebrate the importance of chemistry in everyday life:
If you need additional resources, including extra copies of Celebrating Chemistry, please contact the Cal ACS Earth Week Coordinator.
You can also access PDF versions of our presentations:
The California Section is sponsoring a digital Illustrated Poem Contest
for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Contest rules HERE. Entry Form HERE.
Contest Deadline: Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Prizes: $50 gift certificate to ACS On-line Store or Educational Innovations
Submit entries to the Cal ACS Earth Week Coordinator
For more information, e-mail the Cal ACS Earth Week Coordinator
Winners of California Local Section’s Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS website and win prizes.
Demonstrate your imagination and creativity in the Build-a-Bug contest! Download the contest graphics, assemble your new insect, give it a name, and submit a screenshot to the Cal ACS Earth Week Coordinator by April 24th.
Learn more about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week and download instructions for safe, fun hands-on science activities and more!
For an in-depth look at insect chemistry, consider:
by former California Section Chair Dr. Margareta Séquin.
Periodic Graphics by Andy Brunning: