National Chemistry Week 2018

The ACS sponsors an Illustrated Poem Contest every year for National Chemistry Week. The 2018 theme is:

“Chemistry is Out of This World”

For more information contact:
Patrick Martino
NCW Coordinator
Susquehanna Valley Section, ACS

Congratulations to this year's winners:

The 9-12 winner is Mya from Hanover Area High School
The 6-8 winner is Daniel from Hazleton Area School District
The K-2 winner is Garrison from Upper Dauphin Elementary

During 2019’s International Year of the Periodic Table, NCW will be celebrated October 20-26, 2019 with the theme, "Marvelous Metals." The NCW 2019 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources will be available August 1.

Past Winners

Our Academic Partners

Bloomsburg University Bucknell University King's College Lycoming College Marywood University Misericordia University Penn State Hazleton Penn State Wilkes-Barre Susquehanna University University of Scranton Wilkes University


The Susquehanna Valley Section of the American Chemical Society began in 1958 and serves eight counties in PA:

The section provides services for the chemistry professionals, undergraduate chemistry students, and high school students of the area.


If you need more information or would like to submit information, E-mail our Local Section Webmaster at or the National ACS Webmaster.

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