Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2017

CCED Theme - Chemistry Helps Feed the World

The CCED 2017 theme is "Chemistry Helps Feed the World."

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CCED At-A-Glance 
Past and Future Themes


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Alustriel Day, 2nd Place Sioux Valley Section

CCED Contests

Students from grades K-12 are invited to participate in the Illustrated Poem Contest and ACS Student Chapters are encouraged to submit a video to the new Look & Learn Video Contest!

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

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


Chemists Celebreate Earth Day - 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.