Educational Resources

Student Resources

  • Illustrated Poem Contest
    As part of every CCED celebration, ACS sponsors a contest for students (Grades K-12).
  • ACS Store
    Purchase promotional products for Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, such as youth patches, pencils, temporary tattoos featuring our "Mole" mascot, stickers, and stress balls.

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. The selection of free articles is specific to sustainability.
  • Journal of Chemical Education
    A journal for chemical educators featuring activities and articles. This selection of free articles is specific to the environmental topics of air, earth/soil, recycling, and water.
  • Science Activities for the Classroom
    Hands-on activities for elementary school science (Grades 3-5).
  • Science Safety Guidelines


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Honey is Really Bee Puke (ACS Reactions)

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Sugar Vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup - What's the Difference? (ACS Reactions)

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How To Bring Stale Chips And Bread Back From The Dead (ACS Reactions)

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Are Strawberries Going Away? (C&EN)

CCED cover art
CCED Graphics are available for use
in your promotional materials