To celebrate National Chemistry Week 2022, the North Jersey Section will
At the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey
12:00 noon – 4 pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022
The North Jersey Section members of the American Chemical Society invite you to celebrate National Chemistry Week at Liberty Science Center where area chemists and college & high school teachers & students will provide hands-on activities for kids. This year’s theme is
“Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics”
and prizes will be awarded to presenters from high school and college groups who compete for the best theme-related hands-on activities (keep reading for more details).
College and High School Competition!
College and University and High School students are invited to participate in the competition. Monetary prize(s) will be given to the group(s) that develop the best theme-related hands-on activity for the target audience and provide the best explanation of the science behind the activity. The 1st place school will win $250 and the 2nd place school will win $175.
The activities should be geared for 5 to 12 year olds. Check out the ACS National Chemistry Week Web Page to get some ideas for hands-on activities or reach out to SandraKKeyser@gmail.com to discuss! The Activity and Safety Guidelines and Judging Criteria are provided to help design hands-on activity for competition. Please register at