October 18–24, 2020

National Chemistry Week

Theme: Sticking with Chemistry

COVID-19 Update: Given the continued federal, state, and local governmental and world health authority directives and guidelines on social distancing and limitations on gatherings to address the COVID-19 pandemic, all ACS Groups are advised to postpone or cancel in-person NCW 2020 events. As we did for CCEW 2020, ACS is encouraging the planning of virtual events and the sharing of digital resources for NCW 2020. The Committee on Community Activities (CCA) will offer similarly adapted resources and support virtual events to continue the celebration of NCW online. All resources will be available here beginning Aug. 1.

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National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Read more about NCW.

Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2020 October 18–24, 2020 with the theme, "Sticking with Chemistry."

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