Students and Educators
Resources for Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2013
CCED Illustrated Poem Contest
As part of every CCED celebration, ACS sponsors an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – Grade 12.
CCED Youth Activity Patch
These resources from various sources cover topics related to sustainability.
Our hands-on activity brochure covers the topics of air, soil, recycling, and water. Find fun articles, activities, games, and more. | |
- 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.
These articles from the ChemMatters archive cover topics pertaining to sustainability.
A compendium of websites and other resources related to the CCED theme sorted by topic with annotations.
- 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.
- Super-Small "Microsubmarines" Could Help Clean Up Oil Spills (Video)
- Repelling the Rays: The Chemistry of Sunscreen (Video)
- Beyond the blue bins: The journey of recyclable materials (Video)
- The Scoop on Solar Power(Video)
- How Wastewater Goes From Polluted to Pure (Video)
- Plastics Go Green (Video)
- Bytesize Science Celebrates Earth Day (Audio)
- Sunshine Science: Green Chemistry and Solar Energy (Audio)
- CCED: Public Outreach & Engagement Webinar
Join us as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Chemists Celebrate Earth day and prepare for this year’s celebration. Learn about the history and concept of CCED, information on celebration theme and resources, and hands-on activity ideas. Registration is required!
- ACS/NSTA Web Seminar
Join the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and ACS on Monday, April 1 as we explain the chemistry in the atmosphere and how our lives were improved by these discoveries. Find out how you can incorporate these chemical stories into your high school chemistry curriculum. Registration is required!