October 18–24, 2020

National Chemistry Week

Theme: Sticking with Chemistry

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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.

Thank you for celebrating NCW 2020 with us! Missed this year or just can't wait for next year? Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2021 the week of October 17–23, 2021 with the theme, "Fast or Slow...Chemistry Makes It Go!" Resources will be available on August 1, 2021.

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