Educational Resources

Student Engagement

  • Illustrated Poem Contest
    As part of every NCW celebration, the ACS sponsors a national illustrated poem contest for K-12th grade students.
  • ACS Store
    Purchase promotional products for NCW, such as pencils, temporary tattoos, stickers, and more.
  • ACS Program-in-a-Box on space chemistry
    Participate in a live #ACSPIB broadcast for ACS local sections, student chapters, and ChemClubs. Subject matter experts provide stimulating science discussions matched with activities that demonstrate how chemistry is applied in everyday life. Hosting an event is easy because it’s all in the box!

Educator Resources

Articles and Activities



Watch the ACS Reactions video that honors the space theme and celebrates National Chemistry Week on Tuesday, October 16.  Visit the Reactions YouTube channel and see below for theme-related videos.

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NCW graphics are available for use in your promotional materials