Volume 92 Issue 50 | pp. 10-14
Issue Date: December 15, 2014

Cover Stories

Candy-Coated Chemistry

National Chemistry Week satisfies the public’s sweet tooth with activities from coast to coast
Department: ACS News
Keywords: National Chemistry Week, education, outreach

If the goal of National Chemistry Week (NCW) this year was to sweeten the public’s perception of chemistry, it surely succeeded.

NCW is the American Chemical Society’s largest annual outreach event, and during Oct. 19–25, volunteers from the American Chemical Society’s 186 local sections came out in force to lead hands-on activities and demonstrations at museums, shopping malls, libraries, and other public venues around the U.S. and in Puerto Rico.

NCW’s . . .

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