Educational Resources

CCEW 2023 The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae

Find educational resources for this year's Chemists Celebrate Earth Week theme and other materials for your event, including outreach activities, activities, articles, and videos.


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K-8 Resources

From Middle School Chemistry: Big Ideas about the Very Small

Classroom Resources

From the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)

Consider joining AACT for access to many more resources for chemistry teachers year-round and connect with a community of K–12 chemistry teachers.


From ChemMatters Magazine

ChemMatters is a magazine that helps high school students find connections between chemistry and the world around them.

From AACT Chemistry Solutions

Celebrating Chemistry (Ages 9–12)

AACT Lesson Plan Contest for K-12 Teachers

AACT is excited to offer a content writing opportunity for K–12 teacher members! Participants submit an idea for one exciting and unique lesson plan reflecting the 2023 Chemists Celebrate Earth Week theme, The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae. AACT will select one winning lesson plan for the K–8 grade level and one winning lesson plan for the high school grade level. The winning lessons will receive $250 and be featured on social media! Learn more and enter today!

K-12 Contests

Illustrated Poem Contest - As part of every CCEW celebration, ACS sponsors a national illustrated poem contest for K-12 students. To participate, contact your local section CCEW Coordinator.

More Resources for Educators

General Interest

Find CCEW-themed resources for college students and adults.

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Contact the ACS Office of Science Outreach