Event

Chemistry Day

A National Chemistry Week Event

October 23, 2018 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Museum in Washington, DC
Free

The National Air and Space Museum and American Chemical Society (ACS) present:

Chemistry Day

Celebrate National Chemistry Week with a day of “out-of-this-world” programming.

The event will feature remarks by:

  • Allison Campbell, ACS Immediate Past President
    10:30 am
  • K. Renee Horton, speaker on diversity and inclusion in the sciences
    11:00 am
  • Bassam Shakhashiri, renowned demonstrator and advocate for science education at all levels
    1:00 pm

Participate in hands-on activities lead by members and staff of ACS to learn first-hand about the importance of chemistry. Activities include Build a Battery, Chemistry is Colorful, Chemistry Makes Scents, Sublimation Bubbles, Rocket Reactions, Nature of Dye, Molecules in Motion, and Elements in Space. Attendees will receive giveaway bags with an issue of the children’s publication, Celebrating Chemistry, and other goodies.