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
Marcia Gillette believes the ACS Science Coaches program is a positive and rewarding experience for all participants: "I realize that in my own life, teachers impacted me as role models. They demonstrated not only a love for and curiosity about science, but also a strong work ethic, high standards, and an enthusiasm for learning."
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 »