Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2014

Be an Earth Advocate

CCED seeks to bring international focus to environmental causes, such as clean air, water, and energy. ACS offers events, contests, and educational resources for members, chemical educators, and chemistry enthusiasts to illustrate the positive role that chemistry plays in preserving the Earth.

The CCED 2014 theme is the "Wonders of Water", exploring the unique properties of water that are crucial for life and a cleaner environment.

Find an event in your area.
CCED At-A-Glance


This is the second-place winning 2014 poem in the 9th-12th grade category.
Katherine Babcock
Central New York Local Section

Got Talent?

K-12 students can show off their artistic creativity for a chance to win money and national recognition!

Congratulations to the winners of the CCED 2014 Illustrated Poem Contest!

Celebrating Chemistry - "The Wonders of Water"
CCED 2014 Edition: "The Wonders of Water"

Celebrating Chemistry

Our kid-friendly, hands-on activity publication for exploring important chemistry topics.

Celebrating Chemistry Archive


Meg pondering event ideas.

CCED Community Event

Discover how you can improve your community's access to clean water by taking part in the CCED 2014 Community Event.

This image shows a classroom scene of a teacher mole instructing at the blackboard in front of two students.

Educational Resources

Discover articles, activities, presentations, and videos aligned to the theme.
Educational Resources


Organize a CCED Event

ACS Local Sections, Chem Clubs, Local Section Coordinators, teachers, or individuals can organize a CCED event.