Earth Week 2020

On April 22nd, Earth Day 2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of the world’s largest environmental movement, and the American Chemical Society (ACS) is a proud partner for this milestone event.

The Great Global Cleanup – Cancelled

Please stay safe in your communities!

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2020

“Protecting Our Planet Through Chemistry”

The California Section is sponsoring a digital Illustrated Poem Contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Contest rules hereEntry Form here.
Contest Deadline: Monday May 4th, 2020
Prizes: $50 gift certificate to ACS On-line Store
Contact: (section office)
2950 Merced St #225, San Leandro, CA 94577
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!

Cal ACS at the Korematsu Middle School Science Fair – 06 February 2020

Cal ACS Volunteers at the Glorietta Elementary School (Orinda, CA) Science Fair – March 4th, 2020

Celebration of Earth Day and John Muir’s Birthday – CANCELED

The annual celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 18th 2020 has been canceled so that our communities can cope with the Coronavirus.

ACS has resources available for hands-on activities that you can do at home!  Our Earth Week 2020 theme is “Protecting Our Planet Through Chemistry” .  You can read/download Celebrating Chemistry (in English and Spanish) and then share your photos and stories on our Facebook page.

Access additional education resources, including free Earth Week related video content