Committee on Community Activities Programs

The CCA sponsors and collaborates with other ACS and outside groups to provide quality programs designed to highlight the contributions of chemistry to everyday life and to improve the public perception of chemistry.

Read more about the programs developed through the CCA:

  • National Chemistry Week - promoting the positive contributions of chemistry in daily life
  • Chemists Celebrate Earth Day - promoting chemistry's contributions to a sustainable environment
  • Salutes to Excellence - program to honor contributions in chemistry
  • Get the Microphone - tips and talking points for service outreach projects
  • Science for Kids - collection of chemistry-related hands-on activities, articles and Meg A. Mole interviews of chemists as well as fun puzzles and games
  • Periodic Table of the Elephants - conceived by high school students and "adopted" by ACS