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Earth Day / Earth Week

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day!


Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to kick off  Earth Week. Throughout the world events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Established in 1970, Earth Day / Week events are now conducted in more than 193 countries. To celebrate Earth Week 2021 (near the end of the Covid shutdown), the North Jersey Section (NJACS) conducted a competition involving videos submitted by participating teams of kids K-12.

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(Past Events)

Apr 18-24, 2021 — Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2021

Think Green Live Green

An Online Outreach Event in 2021 by NJACS

Science Teams from local colleges, high schools, and middle schools are invited to join us to celebrate Earth Week by presenting demos and/or hands-on activities online for all ages related to

“Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry”

Participants are encouraged to be creative to develop activities that showcase the multi-disciplinary nature of science and technology.  To Participate in this event simply create (a) video recording(s) of your activity(s) and post on YouTube by April 24, 2021

Submitted Videos

Best activity(s) will be recognized with (a) People’s Choice Award(s) and certificate(s)

Please consult guidelines in [ this PDF document ] to develop activities.

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

Questions or Comments? Contact Mita Chaki mitachaki@gmail.com.

2018-05-18

(Past Events)

Apr 19, 2018 — Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2018

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

“Dive into Marine Chemistry”

2018 Illustrated Poem Contest

This year the the American Chemical Society (ACS) is expanding Earth Day into Earth Week!  The NORTH JERSEY SECTION of the ACS is again sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade. Send ONLY your top 3 winners in each grade category:

Categories:       Gr. K-2,       Gr. 3-5,       Gr. 6-8,       Gr. 9-12

Contest Deadline:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

Prizes for Teacher and Student in each grade category: 1st Place: $50,  2nd Place: valdiazep.com 3rd Place: $10

Send to: NJACS Office, c/o Bettyann Howson, 49 Pippins Way, Morris Township, NJ 07960

Winners of the NORTH JERSEY SECTION Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to  be featured on the ACS website and to win prizes!

Earth Week

Questions or Comments? Contact Bobbi Gorman rosellerams@yahoo.com.

2018-04-19

(Past Events)

Apr 26, 2017 — Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2017

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

Chemistry Helps Feed the World

2017 Illustrated Poem Contest

The NORTH JERSEY SECTION of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade. Send ONLY your top 3 winners in each grade category:

Categories:       Gr. K-2,       Gr. 3-5,       Gr. 6-8,       Gr. 9-12

Contest Deadline:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017

Prizes for Teacher and Student in each grade category: 1st Place: $50,  2nd Place: $25,  3rd Place: $10

Send to: NJACS Office, c/o Bettyann Howson, 49 Pippins Way, Morris Township, NJ 07960

Winners of the NORTH JERSEY SECTION Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to  be featured on the ACS website and to win prizes!

Further information

Questions or Comments? Contact Bobbi Gorman rosellerams@yahoo.com.

2017-04-26

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