Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2016

CCED Theme - The Great Indoors – Your Home’s Ecosystem

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 2016 theme is "The Great Indoors – Your Home’s Ecosystem".

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CCED At-A-Glance 
Past and Future Themes


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Alustriel Day, 2nd Place Sioux Valley Section

CCED 2016 Illustrated Poem Contest Winners!

Thank you to all the schools and local sections for participating in the CCED 2016 Illustrated Poem Contest.

View the Contest Winners!

Celebrating Chemistry

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


Meg pondering event ideas.

CCED Community Event

Recycle old smoke detectors and any other detectors along with batteries that empower them.
CCED 2016 Community Event

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Educational Resources

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


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Organize a CCED Event

CCED Coordinators, Chem Clubs, teachers, or individuals can organize a CCED event.

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ACS Store

Purchase promotional products for Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, such as pencils, stress balls, and mole plush toys through the ACS Store.