Northeastern Ohio Local Section

Join Us for Family Chemistry Day and the You Be The Chemist Challenge, March 2, 2019 at Kent State University Ashtabula

Family Chemistry Day and
You Be The Chemist Challenge
Sponsored by:  Northeastern Ohio Section of the American Chemical Society and
 Kent State University at Ashtabula

Family Chemistry Day begins at 9 am.  All families/friends are invited to participate in several rooms of hands-on science activities…Make your own Sno Cones, cotton candy, balance toys and peacock feathers, make rockets, face painting, and conduct many more experiments.


 Preliminary Exam Winners from selected schools are invited to arrive at 8:30 am for Check in.  The Challenge will begin promptly at 9 am.  Due to a capacity limit in the Challenge room, 1 adult can be present.  All other guests can view the event from a nearby location and/or participate in the Family Chemistry Day activities.

Kent State University at Ashtabula

Robert H. Morrison Health and Science Bldg.

3300 Lake Road West  Ashtabula, OH  44004


For more information contact:

 Dr. Ann Abraham, Associate Professor


Gary Misich, Academic Lab Manager




Fall 2019 Activities

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a community based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). This annual event unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life.

The mission of National Chemistry Week is to reach the public, particularly elementary and secondary school children, with positive messages about chemistry to:

- Make a positive change in the public's impression of chemistry
- Promote a mechanism for effectively mobilizing ACS local sections
- Motivate the ACS membership through local section activities

NCW 2019 will take place on October 20–26.
Theme: "Marvelous Metals"
NCW 2019 focuses on properties and uses of metals.

National Chemistry Week 2019: Marvelous Metals

More details to come!