Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW)

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

CCEW encourages ACS members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: communicate the positive role that chemistry plays in the world.

CCEW celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2018 with the theme "Dive into Marine Chemistry." This was the largest celebration of chemistry and the environment yet! The CCEW 2018 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources are available below.

CCEW 2019 will be celebrated April 21-27, 2019 with the theme, "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." The CCEW 2019 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources will be available on February 1.

Find your CCEW Coordinator (CCEW Coordinator Lookup)
Find a CCEW event (ACS Event Locator)


Student Contests

Congratulations to winners of the 2018 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest for K-12 students and the 2018 CCEW Look & Learn Video Contest for ACS Student Chapters!

Celebrating Chemistry

Download current and past issues of our kid-friendly, hands-on activity publications for exploring important chemistry topics from the Celebrating Chemistry Archive.


Community Event

Help your friends and neighbors learn about science and the yearly theme with this year’s community event.

Educational Resources

Discover articles, activities, presentations, and videos aligned to this year's theme with these educational resources.


Outreach Events

ACS Local Sections, Chem Clubs, teachers, or individuals can organize outreach events using these instructions.

ACS Store

Purchase promotional products such as pencils, stickers, mole plush toys, and more through the ACS Store.


About CCEW

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Contact Us

Email outreach@acs.org

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Provides periodic information, promotions, activities, and events for ACS outreach campaigns including Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) and National Chemistry Week (NCW).

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