Volunteer Outreach Opportunities

While the Outreach Coordinator is planning CAZACS events for 2020, several other STEM outreach opportunities have come up through other STEM organizations. If you are interested in reaching a broader audience and making an impact on the community with your passion for chemistry, you might think about participating in some of these activities! We will… Continue reading Volunteer Outreach Opportunities

National Chemistry Week 2019 Illustrated Poetry Contest Winners!

As part of National Chemistry Week, the ACS hosts an illustrated poem contest for K-12 students. We selected poems from the local section for chemistry themes ("Marvelous Metals"), creative poetry, and excellent artwork. Winners of each category are submitted from each local section to the National contest. Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank… Continue reading National Chemistry Week 2019 Illustrated Poetry Contest Winners!

Chemists without Borders

In the spirit of accessible education, CAZACS hosted a talk from Anna Hayes with Chemists without Borders at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa--on Smithsonian's Museum Day (September 21). Chemists without Borders aims to solve humanitarian problems by mobilizing the resources and expertise of the global chemistry community and its networks. Just think… Continue reading Chemists without Borders

Chemistry is Out of this World!

We celebrated National Chemistry Week at the Arizona Museum of Natural History. With help from our local section members and chemistry students from Arizona State University, we showcased how "Chemistry is out of this World!" It was a jam-packed day of hands-on activities, guest lectures, and all around fun with chemistry! Dr. Young from the… Continue reading Chemistry is Out of this World!