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Chemist Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by David Gottfried on March 30, 2017 at 10:20 AM

April 22nd is Earth day, and the theme of the 2017 ACS Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) is "Chemistry Helps Feed the World". More information can be found at the main CCED Website. In our local section we are planning on participating in the 20th Annual Earth Day Festival at Georgia Tech which will take place 10 am - 3 pm ...

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Women Chemists Committee (WCC) STEM Outreach Program

Posted by David Gottfried on March 30, 2017 at 10:05 AM

The WCC decided last year to actively serve in the community through outreach for STEM awareness and support. The committee connected with the science teacher at Pleasantdale Elementary school in Doraville and decided to volunteer at the school. WCC is serving as a scientific knowledge resource and volunteering during science-related activities. WCC has volunteered at the school over the last year via the Science Fair, STEM Day, and Career Day.

The fifth-grade science fair activities in...

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Science Coaches

Posted by David Gottfried on February 10, 2017 at 3:20 PM

The Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society is looking for Science Coaches! Coaches donate their time to science teachers who value the experience and expertise of chemistry experts. As districts begin to adopt Next Generation Science Standards in the 2017-2018 school year, teachers can especially benefit from the knowledge of coaches as they implement more hands-on activities and laboratory learning. Participating teachers range from elementary to high school teachers.

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2017 Theme

The Georgia Local Section of the ACS has selected the theme, A Year of Giving: Catalyzing Chemistry via Community, for its 2017 programming. A Year of Giving refers to the outreach and education of technical and non-technical audiences about the importance of chemists and chemistry via the coupling of commonplace and technical chemistry ideas. We hope you will join and support us in this critical mission. 

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