CCED At-A-Glance

Theme:  The Great Indoors – Your Home’s Ecosystem!”
April 22, 2016

This year’s theme investigates indoor air and the role chemistry plays in the home ecosystem.

CCED 2016 Community Event
Learn how you can collect and recycle old smoke detectors and batteries in your local area. 

National Illustrated Poem Contest
The contest (grades K-12) is focused on this year’s CCED theme, “The Great Indoors – Your Home’s Ecosystem!” The illustrated poems relate to indoor air, water, indoor plants, mold and odor eliminators.

This article from the current ChemMatters edition covers topics pertaining to quality of indoor air.

Celebrating Chemistry
This National Science Education Standards-aligned hands-on activity newspaper for elementary school students (grades 4-6) highlights:

  • Indoor Air
  • Hard and soft water
  • Indoor Plants
  • Mold
  • Odor Eliminators

Each year Chemists Celebrate Earth Day reaches millions of people with positive messages about the contributions of chemistry.

Join in the celebration of CCED 2016!

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day is a program of the
American Chemical Society’s Office of Volunteer Support.