ACS Kids Zone

ACS Kids Zones are events that feature science activities conducted by ACS members to teach the public about the importance of chemistry. For ACS Spring 2022, two events are being planned - one for younger children and one for high schoolers.

Both programs will include talks by 2021 Nobel Laureate David MacMillan and will be hosted by the Fleet Science Center. Registrants for either event will receive free tickets to the Fleet, and due to space limitations are limited to 80 people each hour.

Both programs will also be live streamed on Facebook.

For All Ages: ACS Kids Zone
Saturday, March 19 | 11 AM - 2 PM PT

Join us for a fascinating short talk from David MacMillan, engaging hands-on science activities, fun educational giveaways, and more!  

Activities will include:

Take home activities include:

For High School Students: A Conversation with 2021 Nobel Laureate David MacMillan
Saturday, March 19 |  2:30 PM - 4 PM PT

David MacMillan will present a longer talk followed by a question and answer session with participating high school students.

Recent Event

Virtual Pacifichem Kids Zone

Aspiring chemists of all ages viewed exciting demonstrations presented by real scientists during the Pacifichem Kids Zone. This event was hosted by the sponsoring societies of Pacifichem and consisted of two parts: the first is a video that can be watched any time at this page.

The second part of this event were Question and Answer sessions with our presenters. Our presenters represented the Chemical Society of Japan, the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry, and the American Chemical Society.

Watch the video on Vimeo. Closed captions are available in English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese, and Korean.

Access additional activities at the following links:

Vimeo ID: 656619870

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