Monthly Challenges

Participate in each monthly challenge to learn new skills and expand your knowledge. Explore the current challenge below, share your accomplishments on social media with the monthly hashtag, and check back soon for next month's challenge.

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#ChemTour: Organic Chemistry

Get a little closer to chemistry each month with the 2022 #ChemTour. This month’s stop: Organic Chemistry

You know that organic chemistry is the study of all carbon compounds. Thanks to carbon’s ability to form chains and rings with itself in up to 4 different directions, over 90% of known compounds are organic. And organic compounds are in almost everything we use daily, like pens, computers, furniture, gasoline, food, and more.

Get to know orgo a little more this month!

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ACS technical divisions

Want to find people that love organic chemistry? Drop in on these technical divisions:


Wondering what a career in organic chemistry could be? Find out with these inChemistry and Career in the Chemical Sciences career profiles:


Want to catch up on the latest organic chemistry research? These journals are the go-to place for organic chemists!

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