Join the Cal Section @ Brewery in Chico
May30

Join the Cal Section @ Brewery in Chico

Spend a day at the SIERRA NEVADA BREWERY In Chico, CA For Lunch and Tour   On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 Location: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 1075 East 20th Street Chico, CA 95928 (LIMITED TO 45 PEOPLE) (Closed-toe shoes are requested; must be 21 yrs. old to taste beer)   Directions: Please visit https://www.google.com/maps/dir//sierra+nevada+brewery+chico   Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ; please arrive no later than 10:45 am.   Cost:   ...

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Arlene Laurison Wins Chemistry High School Teacher Award
May17

Arlene Laurison Wins Chemistry High School Teacher Award

The Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is pleased to announce that Arlene Laurison won the Janan Hayes High School Teacher Award (HSTA) for 2018. Ms. Laurison teaches at Sheldon High School. Ms. Laurison wins a $500 cash prize and $500 for classroom supplies. Additionally, she will be honored at the Sacramento Section’s awards ceremony on September 29th, 2018 that is part of the section’s “Flavors of Chemistry”...

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2018 Cal EPA Earth Day Celebration
May17

2018 Cal EPA Earth Day Celebration

The Sacramento Section invited over 150 attendees at the annual CalEPA Earth Day Celebration to participate in an experiment demonstrating how CO2 absorption can increase acidity of the oceans. Kids and adults alike were amazed at the color change indicating a lower pH after blowing bubbles in a neutral solution with red cabbage pH indicator.  The budding scientists were awarded stickers, mini-moles, tattoos and booklets with more...

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