Kids & Chemistry
The Kids & Chemistry program offers hands-on activity kits, lessons, and advice for ACS chemists, local sections, and industry groups who present chemistry lessons to elementary or middle school students as part of the school day.
Kids & Chemistry kits are designed to meet the unique needs of ACS chemists when they volunteer as guest speakers for elementary and middle school students in a classroom setting.
- Between 20 and 30 minutes long
- Easy materials management
- Hands-on activity
- Challenge for students to solve
- Covers a chemistry concept from the science curriculum
- Uses models to explain what is happening at the molecular level
- Concludes with one take-home souvenir per student
By building knowledge and using it right away to make an accurate prediction or informed choice, students experience success learning chemistry!