National Chemistry Week 2015

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Sunday, October 18, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
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National Chemistry Week is a community based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). This annual event unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life.


National Chemistry Week 2014's theme is:

Chemistry Colors Our World

Exploring the chemistry of dyes, pigments, and light


For more information:

NISE Network National Chemistry Week page:  featuring nanoscience, technology, and engineering activities for the public suitable for National Chemistry Week.

American Chemical Society (ACS) National Chemistry Week website including information on how to get involved, publications, publicity materials, and more


National Chemistry Week Mission

The mission of National Chemistry Week is to reach the public, particularly elementary and secondary school children, with positive messages about chemistry to:

  • Make a positive change in the public's impression of chemistry;
  • Promote a mechanism for effectively mobilizing ACS local sections; and
  • Motivate the ACS membership through local section activities.