Fabulous opportunity to celebrate fabrics during National Chemistry Week, Oct. 16–22

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2022 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) invites one and all to celebrate chemistry’s biggest “holiday,” National Chemistry Week, from Sunday, Oct. 16, to Saturday, Oct. 22. You won’t want to miss this fabulous opportunity to spotlight chemistry with this year’s theme of “Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics.”

National Chemistry Week builds awareness of the positive impacts of chemistry at the local, national and global levels. The observance began as National Chemistry Day on Nov. 6, 1987, but soon evolved into a weeklong event that takes place annually during October.

Join the celebration anytime! Here are a few ways to participate.

Not sure how to get your event started? Read our tips for planning a hands-on science event, and try some activities that fit with this year’s theme of fabrics: Investigate Hook-and-Loop Tape and Put Your Fabric to the Test.

This program unites ACS local sections, student chapters, technical divisions, businesses, schools and chemistry enthusiasts by communicating the importance of chemistry in our everyday lives. Learn more here.

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