Resources for Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2015
- Illustrated Poem Contest
As part of every CCED celebration, ACS sponsors an for students in Kindergarten – Grade 12.
- Youth Activity Patch Guidelines
- ACS Store
Purchase promotional products for Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, such as youth patches, pencils, temporary tattoos featuring our “Mole” mascot, stickers, and stress balls.
- Celebrating Chemistry
Enjoy the CCED 2015 online edition, "Climate Science—More Than Just A Weather Report".
- Online Supplement to Celebrating Chemistry
- Climate Science Toolkit
- Journal of Chemical Education
A journal for chemical educators featuring activities and articles. This selection of free articles is specific to the environmental topics of air, earth/soil, recycling, and water.
- Science Activities for the Classroom
- Hands-on activities for elementary school science (grades 3-5)
These articles from the ChemMatters archive cover topics pertaining to sustainability.
- Electronic Resources List
A compendium of websites and other resources related to the CCED theme sorted by topic with annotations.
- You Be The Chemist Activity Guides
These lessons from the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) focuses on water. The activities related to water include: Floating Paper Clips, Antigravity Water, Melting Ice with Salt, Drops, Color Clouds, Swimming Specs, Wacky Waxy Watercolors and Capillary Carnations.
- Meg A. Mole Career Profiles
Read about all of Meg’s adventures! These interviews are an excellent resource for teachers to inform their students about the activities chemists perform every day.
- Chemistry of Snowflakes
- Chemmatters: How NASA Keeps Tabs on Air Pollution
- Repelling the Rays: The Chemistry of Sunscreen
- Temperature and Energy (Why do puddles evaporate?)
- CCED: Public Outreach Engagement Webinar
The Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2013 Outreach Webinar featured the theme overview, a snapshot of how local sections are participating, and available resources for coordinators. Suggestions for promotion and utilizing public relations were provided as well as how to evaluate the success of the program and activities.
- ACS/NSTA Web Seminar
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and ACS hosted a webinar on Monday, April 1, 2013. The chemistry in the atmosphere and how our lives are improved by discoveries was discussed. Find out how you can incorporate these chemical stories into your high school chemistry curriculum.