Georgia Section

A home for members and friends of the American Chemical Society's Georgia Section throughout the greater Atlanta area and its vicinity.

Education in the Georgia Section

A variety of education and outreach activities are available to interact with K-12 students and teachers in the Georgia section. Contact Education Committee chair Sara Paquette for more information.

The Georgia Section also supports the Chemistry Olympiad and Mini Grants programs. 

ACS Science Coaches

The Georgia Section section is currently looking for volunteers to participate in the ACS Science Coaches program. This program allows science educators to partner with an ACS member to enhance the quality of chemical education in the classroom.

  • Opportunities to participate exist at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
  • There is no minimum time requirement to participate; rather, teachers will work with the professionals on specific projects or ideas (labs, demonstrations, giving a talk about chemical careers, etc.).
  • Participating teachers receive a $500 grant from the ACS.
  • Interested teachers must be members of the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT).

ACS members interested in participating should contact Tyler Kinner for more information.

Education Resources from ACS

Specific programs and resources are listed below, but you can find more at the ACS Education page. 

Chemistry Ambassadors Chemistry Ambassadors put a human face on our science and help connect chemistry with everyday life.

Webinars Guests tackle professional and scientific issues every Thursday at 2 pm Eastern time.

Science Tuesdays on Reddit ACS Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA). Every Tuesday ACS features a different guest who answers questions.

Reactions Video Series ACS Reactions covers the chemistry behind everyday life.

Headline Science Video releases feature research from ACS journals.

Speaking of Chemistry Fun, irreverent chemistry topics.

Science Elements Podcast covering the latest research from ACS journals, national meetings, and C&EN.

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. 

Upcoming Events

Friday, Aug 25 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, Sep 7 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Sep 8 All Day