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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.

Cleveland ACS

National Chemistry Week 2014

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The Sweet Side of Chemistry - Candy
Oct. 19-25, 2014

 NCW Volunteer Needs

Volunteer efforts are in support of our annual NCW Chemistry Demonstration Program in October for children in grades 2-5 at branches of the Cuyahoga County Public library system.  These include

  •  Planning Committee
    • Meets twice monthly to plan October NCW Demonstration Program
    • Selects annual experiments and creates "Script"
  • Outreach Program staff
    • A program designed to introduce the general public to the Cleveland Section's NCW efforts
    • Has been held in the past at WOW! (Wade Oval Wednesday) events and at area baseball games
    • Several of our most popular kids' experiments are demonstrated
  • GAK Day(Grand Assembly of Kits Day)
    • Volunteers meet for several hours to assemble Demonstration materials into kits
  • Program demonstrating assistants during NCW
    • Assist experienced demonstrators in conducting programs

Planning Committee Meetings
(Branches of Cuyahoga County Library)

Date Day    Location   Time
Apr. 8
Apr. 22
May. 6
May. 19
Jun. 16
Jun. 30
Jul. 8
Jul. 28
Aug. 5
Aug. 28
Tuesday
Tuesday
Tuesday
Monday
Monday
Monday
Tuesday
Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Independence
Solon
Independence
Solon
Independence
Solon
Independence
Solon
Independence
Solon
6-8:30 PM
7-8:30 PM
6-8:30 PM
7-8:30 PM
6-8:30 PM
7-8:30 PM
6-8:30 PM
7-8:30 PM
6-8:30 PM
7-8:30 PM
       

Note that meetings in Independence are 6-8:30 PM; Solon meetings are 7-8:30 PM—start time is 1 hour later because of the eastbound rush hour traffic delays on I480.

Event Day/Date Time Location
GAK day1 Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 8:30 – 3 PM John Carroll University, Dolan Science Center W318
Dress Rehearsal Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 9:00 – noon John Carroll University, Dolan Science Center W318

1) Grand Assembly of Kits day—volunteers meet to sort, count and collect NCW demonstration materials into kits.
The web-based Dress Rehearsal video will also be available.

 


 


 

 

 

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NCW 2014 Planning Committee Meetings

When:  Spring 2014. See volunteer page for dates, times and locations

Contact Bob Fowler for more info.

 
2013 Illustrated Poem
Contest Winners

Grades K-2
S. Nouraldin
Birchwood School
Mrs. Tagliarina

Grades 3-5
B. Long
Birchwood School
Mrs. Tagliarina

Grades 6-8
H. Muhvic
Incarnate Word Academy
Mrs. Rossman

Grades 9-12
C. McFadden
Lutheran H.S. West
Mrs. Nemeth

 
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