The California Section of the American Chemical Society
Celebrates Earth Week virtually
DATE: Saturday, April 24, 2021
TIME: 11 A.M. – 3 P.M. Pacific
Our virtual event on April 24th featured hands-on demonstrations combined with short talks to explain the activities. Topics ranged from insulation that keeps us warm (or cool) to plant aromas and the structures of their mysterious molecules.
Click HERE for links to the presentations and information about the hands-on chemistry activities.
Visitors joined us live for two sessions, at 11 AM and 1 PM. Our theme was “Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry.” Watch the live Zoom recording HERE.
“Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry”
Saturday, April 17th – The SF Public Library Presents: Climate Change – The Ten Top Things You Should Know in San Francisco
Thursday, April 22nd – Virtual ACS Kids Zone on Earth Day
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: April 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern
Prizes: $50 gift certificate to ACS On-line Store
Contact: Sushila.Kanodia@gmail.com / 510-351-9922 (section office)
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!