CCEW 2021 Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry

FREE VIRTUAL FAMILY SCIENCE EVENT

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.

Learn more about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week and download instructions for safe, fun hands-on science activities and more!  Check out the ACS National CCEW photo alblum.

For additional updates from your local California Section of the ACS, visit our Facebook page and our LinkedIn page.
We hope to see you there!

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2021

“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 hereEntry 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!

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Kenyan recycles plastic waste into bricks stronger than concrete

High performance fabric that can be made from plastic bags could slash fashion’s huge emissions

Chemistry and the Circular Economy

Chemistry and the Circular Economy

Past Earth Week Celebrations:

Earth Week 2020
Earth Week 2019