Educational Resources

Student Engagement

  • Illustrated Poem Contest
    As part of every CCEW celebration, ACS sponsors a contest for students (Grades K-12).
  • ACS Store
    Purchase promotional products for CCEW, such as mood pencils, temporary tattoos, stickers, tote bags, and the famous Enviro-Moles.

Educator Resources

  • Celebrating Chemistry
    The Celebrating Chemistry publication is designed to engage and educate children (Grades 4-6) in the basic principles of chemistry and is available in both English and Spanish.
  • Meg A. Mole Career Profiles
    Read all about Meg’s adventures! These interviews are an excellent resource for teachers to inform their students about the activities chemists perform everyday.
  • ChemMatters
    ChemMatters is a magazine that helps high school students find connections between chemistry and the world around them.
  • Journal of Chemical Education
    A journal for chemical educators featuring activities and articles.
  • Science Safety Guidelines
    Recommendations to incorporate safe practices into your teaching curriculum.

Articles and Activities


  • AACT will host a webinar for high school chemistry teachers titled, "Teaching Methods and Resources for CCEW 2018." The webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 11 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET. View webinar and registration details here.


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The ABCs of Ocean Acidification (Gordon College ACS Student Chapter)

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Should You Pee on a Jellyfish Sting? (ACS Reactions)

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How Bacteria Make It Rain (C&EN Speaking of Chemistry)

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Do Mega Sharks Still Exist? (ACS Reactions)

CCEW artwork
CCEW Graphics are available for use
in your promotional materials