Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2015

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 2015 theme is "Climate Science – More Than Just A Weather Report!", exploring climate science and the role chemistry plays in the 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!
CCED 2015 Illustrated Poem Contest

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

Celebrating Chemistry - Climate Science: More Than Just A Weather Report
CCED 2015 Edition: "Climate Science: More Than Just A Weather Report"

Celebrating Chemistry

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

The CCED 2015 online edition of Celebrating Chemistry

Celebrating Chemistry Archive


Meg pondering event ideas.

CCED Community Event

Collect weather appropriate clothing for your region to be donated to local charities.
CCED 2015 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


CCED logo

Organize a CCED Event

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

This image shows the CCED Stress Balls.

ACS Store

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