Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW)

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

Plan a trip to learn about the seafood available in your region 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 CCEW outreach events using these instructions.

ACS Store

Purchase promotional products for CCEW, such as pencils, stress balls, and mole plush toys, through the ACS Store.

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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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