Educational Resources

Resources for National Chemistry Week 2016

Celebration Overview

Student Engagement

Educator Resources

  • Celebrating Chemistry (In English) | En Español
    The Celebrating Chemistry publication is designed to engage and educate children (Grades 4-6) in the basic principles of chemistry and is available in both English and Spanish. Enjoy the NCW 2016 online edition, "Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry".
  • Meg A. Mole Career Profiles
    Read all about Meg's many adventures! These interviews are an excellent resource for teachers to inform their students about the activities chemists perform every day.
  • ChemMatters
    This article from ChemMatters covers topics pertaining to art forgery.
  • Art Forgeries Article
    This article describes the different pigments of blue color and helps understand art forgeries.
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation
    The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) fosters an understanding of chemistry’s impact on society.

Mystery-related Article and Activities

Mole testing DNA
NCW Graphics are available for use in your promotional materials

ACS Store
Purchase promotional products for National Chemistry Week, such as  pencils, temporary tattoos , stickers, stress balls and more.


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