High School Students Participated in Chemistry Olympiad
Apr12

High School Students Participated in Chemistry Olympiad

Held at Sacramento City College, the local chemistry olympiad is complete and was a success.  There were 31 total students who participated: 19 from Sheldon High School 9 from Mira Loma High School 1 from Franklin High School 1 from Vista Del Lago High School 1 from Davis High School 1 from Woodland Christian School Please congratulate all of the students that attended. The following students qualified for the National Chemistry...

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Winners of the National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest 2014
Feb01

Winners of the National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest 2014

The Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to announce the winners of its 2014 Illustrated Poem Contest, part of the celebration for National Chemistry Week (NCW). The theme for this year’s contest was “The Sweet Side of Chemistry: Candy”. First celebrated in 1987, NCW always includes October 23, known by chemists as “Mole Day”. A “mole” of atoms in chemistry is...

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Students at DaVinci Junior High See Rainbows and Learn About Chemistry
Jan31

Students at DaVinci Junior High See Rainbows and Learn About Chemistry

As part of National Chemistry Week, seventh grade students at DaVinci Junior High School in Davis, CA saw rainbows everywhere they looked when students from the Sacramento City College (SCC) Chemistry Club came to visit. The scientific question posed to the students was “What is the nature of fluorescent light? Is it just like sunlight?” Each student in two of Ms. Barnes seventh grade science classes was given a paper...

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K-12: National Chemistry Week Poetry Contest

The Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade.The grade-based categories are: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Each grade category has its own prizes! This Year’s theme is “The Sweet Side of Chemistry: Candy” For full details including judging criteria and an entry form, download the...

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