National Chemistry Week








The New York Local Section of the ACS proudly celebrates National Chemistry Week each October in collaboration with the New York Hall of Science.  We welcome you to join us !
National Chemistry Week
The New York Section of the American Chemical Society proudly celebrated National Chemistry Week 2020 with a virtual demo event, an illustrated poem contest and a chemistry knowledge competition via Kahoot. Demonstrations in several parallel Zoom sessions were offered live and recorded for future viewing. Click on each individual video below to enjoy these chemistry demonstrations.  For information about National Chemistry Week 2021, please contact the event coordinators, Dr. Ping Furlan, Dr. Dempsey Hyatt and Dr. Erin Wasserman.

National Chemistry Week 2020 Demo Links

Adhere to Chemistry - Kahoot it ! Competition winners

         Grades 9-12
         First Prize
         Emily Chen, Brooklyn Technical High School 

         Second Prize
         Yameen Halim, Thomas A. Edison CTE HS 

         Third Prize
         Mazeed Raji, EF Academy New York 

         Honorable Mention
         Shaoning Peng, Seungyeon Choe, Runzhi Wu, Mong Na Loi, Ruichen Liu, Josephine, EF  Academy New York 

          Grades 6-8
          First Prize
          Dhanesh Benny, Shaw Avenue Elementary School 

Sponsored by Columbia University Chandler Society, Manhattan College American Chemical Society Chapter, New York University Draper Chemical Society, Queensborough Community College Chemistry Club, Rye High School, Stony Brook University American Chemical Society Chapter, United States Merchant Marine Academy, and New York Local Section

Below is a expanded list of asynchronous videos that align with the 2020 NCW theme

New York Hall of Science
The New York Local Section is proud to celebrate our decades-long collaboration with the New York Hall of Science. Our work has impacted over 25,000 children through hands-on science experimentation during National Chemistry Weeks.  This collaboration was recognized with the 2017 Partners for Progress and Prosperity Regional Award.   Thanks to NYSci for all you do !