Rochester Local Section (Chartered in 1912)

2017 National Chemistry Week "Chemistry Rocks!"

National Chemistry Week celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017 from October 22-28 with the theme "Chemistry Rocks!"   The Rochester Section of ACS and the Rochester Museum and Science Center will be hosting NCW this year October 21, 2017 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center between 10 am and 4 pm.  This year’s theme, Chemistry Rocks, deals with geochemistry. 

2017 National Chemistry Week-Illustrated Poem Contest

The Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade using the theme for National Chemistry Week, "Chemistry Rocks".

Contest Deadline: October 31, 2017

Prizes: Barnes & Noble gift cards: 1st place $25, 2nd place $10

Contact: Deborah Janes 585-722-3227 deborah.janes@kodak.com

Winners of the Rochester Section illustrated poem contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest!

For contest rules, subject matter and type of poems 

 For Illustrated Poem Contest Entry Form

2016 National Chemistry Week "Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry"

The Rochester Section of ACS and the Rochester Museum of Science are  showcasing the chemistry involved in forensic science.  There will be a lot of hands-on activities for visitors of all ages.

The NCW events will take place on Saturday,October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016.   

2016 National Chemistry Week-Illustrated Poem Contest

The Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade using the theme for National Chemistry Week, "Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry".

Contest Deadline: October 24, 2016

Prizes: Barnes & Noble gift cards: 1st place $25, 2nd place $10

Contact: Deborah Janes 585-722-3227 deborah.janes@kodak.com

Winners of the Rochester Section illustrated poem contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest!

For contest rules, subject matter and type of poems 

 For Illustrated Poem Contest Entry Form

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