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National Chemistry Week (NCW)

logo National Chemistry Week 2022: Fabulous Fibers

October 9, 2022 (Hong Zhang)

National Chemistry Week is coming up: October 16-22, 2022. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to share their love and enthusiasm for Chemistry. Volunteers will join our demonstration teams and will be able to conduct demonstrations for the general public in several locations (see attached flyer). Contact our National Chemistry Week Coordinator Hong Zhang for more information.

Also, please share the NCW flyer with young and old chemistry enthusiasts in your life.

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National Chemistry Week Poem Contest 2021 Winners

January 17, 2022 (Jamie Heimkreiter)

logoIn this year’s NCW Illustrated Poem Contest, our winner in the 6-8 grade category was Shriya Arunkumar in the 7th grade at Mason Intermediate School. She illustrated the earth with acid rain, global warming, erosion, and a volcanic eruption. She named chemical reaction in these events and concluded chemistry is the cause. Congratulations, Shriya!

logoOur winner in the 9-12 grade category is Emma Korman, a 12th grader from Minorities in Mathematics Science and Engineering. She illustrated a diamond and wrote a poem about pressure (a force per unit area) making diamond; she says pressure (challenges) also makes us grow. Congratulations, Emma!

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