In spite of having to cancel in-person events, the Illustrated Poetry Contest forged ahead online for this year's Chemists Celebrate Earth Week! K-12 students from the Central Arizona local section submitted illustrated poems focused on the theme, "Protecting our Planet through Chemistry." To say the least, our judges had a tough time deciding on the… Continue reading Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2020 Illustrated Poetry Contest Winners!
This will be a short update, but we wanted to let you know about several upcoming events that were cancelled in response to the recent viral outbreak. The following events have been cancelled: March 28, Musical Instrument Museum "Unlocking the Secrets of the Stradivarius" April 2, Eyring Lecture and Reception April 4, Prescott Regional SciTech… Continue reading In light of COVID-19: Announcements and Educational Resources
CAZACS Younger Chemists Committee recently organized a tour of Heliae's global headquarters in Gilbert. It may seem like a tucked-away corner of a commercial complex and some greenhouses, but there's a lot going on at Heliae! Several students from ASU and a few science teachers from Gilbert School District joined the afternoon tour on Friday,… Continue reading YCC Tours Heliae in Gilbert
Note: This event has been cancelled in light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Did you love the 1998 movie "The Red Violin"? Then you might want to check out this special lecture that we're bringing to the Musical Instrument Museum on March 28! The first 20 CAZACS members to sign up can enjoy this event… Continue reading Unlocking the Mystery of the Stradivarius
CAZACS hosted a booth space at the Arizona Museum of Natural History's I Love Science Day. We were joined by students from ASU's Association of Chemistry Explorers and the ACS Student Affiliates from Tempe. Students had a chance to practice their public communication skills with families using the hands-on What's in the Water activity from… Continue reading CAZACS Loves Chemistry