National Chemistry Week (NCW)

National Chemistry Week 2019

National Chemistry Week, October 20-26, 2019
This year, we celebrate National Chemistry Week with the theme, Marvelous Metals, about all the different metals of the periodic table and their properties.

2019 is also the International Year of the Periodic Table, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the periodic table of the elements.

NCW Teacher “Care Packages”: The local section is willing to provide teachers, at no cost to them, NCW care packages including various give-aways such as chemistry pencils, stickers, balloons, etc. For grades 4-6, we have available copies of Celebrating Chemistry (a hands-on activity newspaper). To request a care package, please email Keisha Harville at and include NCW in the subject line. Please let us know approximately how many students you teach in what grades, and a name and shipping address where we can send the package. Packages will be provided while supplies last. Please place requests by October 7.

Fernbank Science Center will host a Chemistry Day on Saturday, October 26, from 12-3pm, with hands-on activities and special demonstrations.  The event is free to the public and is at 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta GA 30307.