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Celebrating Chemistry

  • Aimed at children ages 9-12
  • Contains articles, activities, and games
  • Available in English and Spanish

CCEW 2020 Protecting Our Planet through Chemistry

Discover articles, activities, presentations, and videos aligned to this year's theme.

Featured Resources

CCEW Virtual Teach-In on Household Food Waste Management (Vimeo)

Learn what kind of "food waster" you are and what steps can be done to improve your food waste management practices.

Chemistry at Home Resources on the Earth

Find a newly curated set of educational resources about the Earth perfect for aiding parents and teachers in student enrichment during this time of distance learning.

Celebrating Chemistry Coloring Book

Download these coloring sheets with selected artwork from the children's publication Celebrating Chemistry. Share your finished pictures online with the hashtag #CCEW!

Endangered Elements Color by Numbers (PDF)

Find out how endangered each element on the periodic table is by coloring in the element based on the numbers.


ChemCatcher (PDF)

Cut and fold the ChemCatcher, then play to reveal 50 years of Earth Day trivia.

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Earth Day 50th Anniversary Timeline (PDF)

Print out this timeline highlighting advances in green chemistry and sustainability from 1720 to 2020. Also available for download as a PowerPoint.

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