Oklahoma Local Section

National Chemistry Week

Celebrate National Chemistry Week

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is an outreach program of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Office of Community Activities that is designed to enhance public awareness of the contributions chemistry makes to society and our everyday lives.

For more information visit the ACS National Chemistry Week link.

The biggest event sponsored by the Oklahoma Section is the combination of displays, demonstrations and shows presented at one of the local shopping malls in the Oklahoma City area.  Students from area Colleges and Universities and a few high schools set up tables loaded with chemical activities for the public centered around the year's theme". 

Oklahoma Section National Chemistry Week    Scenes from Past Activities

Public outreach event at the Quail Springs Mall in Oklahoma City.

 Dr. Michael Ferguson of UCO fries a pickle.


 and budding polymer chemists made "slime".


National Chemistry Week activities are planned and coordinated for the local section by the NCW Committee.  This year the committee chair is Dr. Michael Ferguson.


Dr. Michael Ferguson


For more information about National Chemistry Week activities, contact Dr. Michael Ferguson: jferguson@uco.edu or (405) 974-5391.

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