National Chemistry Week
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ACS Science Briefs
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Wikipedia Year of Science
Learn to edit wiki articles and increase public access to reliable scientific research.
Volunteers have 27% higher odds of finding a job after being out of work than non-volunteers. The odds increase to over 50% for those without a high school diploma or who live in rural areas. Source: Corporation for National and Community Service. (June 2013). Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment
High school senior Archana Josyula recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award to a Girl Scout, for her efforts to share hand-on science activities with young children. Josyula says, “I enjoyed working with the kids and they also seemed to have a great time exploring science.”
As chemists, we help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. But not everyone knows that. By becoming a Chemistry Ambassador, you can help educate people about the importance of chemists and chemistry, while taking part in community activities that are engaging and fulfilling for you on your own time schedule. More »