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2012 Chemluminary Award for Outstanding On-Going National Chemistry Week Event

Cleveland Local Section

For the 24th year in a row, the Cleveland Section continues to organize their National Chemistry Week event which is an engaging hands-on program that puts chemistry in the context of a water park visit by Milli and Avogadro, the principal characters in the annual storylines.

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National Chemistry Week 2016

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Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry
Oct. 16-26, 2016


Our award winning annual program is happening again at branches of the Cuyhoga County Library System.

For the schedule go to the CCPL website. Click on Events, enter the Keyword Chemistry and the complete library schedule will be displayed, branch by branch (about 2 pages).

Click here for a copy of the 2016 script (final & corrected)

Two potentially useful pages for presenters:
Quick Reference: Notes for the storyline
Demonstrator's Summary sheet

Click here for a copy of the 2016 script (as printed for kits)


Click here for errata to the printed scripts

Go to the volunteers page for the program training video
(to be posted after Oct 8 dress rehearsal)








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NCW 2015 GAK Day!

When:  Sat. Sept 12 volunteer page for more info

Contact Bob Fowler for more info.

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