American Chemical Society Binghamton Local Section

Binghamton ACS Local Section Mini Grants

The Binghamton ACS local section will be offering a limited number of mini grants to section members who wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit the local community, schools, or legislative government.

Grant Details:

 

  • A limited number of grants (up to $200) are available to local section members who wish to host an event/activity that meets the above criteria.
  • The application is on a rolling basis and applications will be reviewed during the academic year. Grant funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first- served basis.
  • A summary report must be submitted within 30 days of the conclusion of the event/activity.

Some events for consideration include: hands-on science activities with K-12 students, their teachers and/or their parents, professional development events for undergraduate and graduate level students, etc.

Link to online application: https://goo.gl/forms/CE1V7t59DDe4h3pk2

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Illustrated Poem Contest

The Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an
illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Students from Broome, Tioga, Chenango, and Otsego county public and private schools, as well as home-schooled individuals, are encouraged to participate.  Please click here for contest flyer and here for the entry form.

Contest Deadline: Thursday, April 18th 2019 4:00 p.m. 


Local and National Chemistry Olympiads

The Binghamton ACS Local Section coordinates the Local and National Chemistry Olympiads for area high school students.  Please click here for additional information.

Greater Binghamton You Be The Chemist® Local Challenge

The Binghamton ACS is a sponsor for this region's You Be The Chemist® Local Challenge, aimed at increasing interest in chemistry among students in grades 5-8.  Please click here for additional information.

Science Olympiad Regional Tournament

The Binghamton ACS served as the organizational and financial sponsor for the NYS Science Olympiad Division C Southern Tier Regional Tournament until 2017.  For information about 2018, please visit http://www.newyorkscioly.org/event/southern-tier-regionals-division-b-c-2018/

National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest

The Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an

illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Students from Broome, Tioga, Chenango, and Otsego county public and private schools, as well as home-schooled individuals, are encouraged to participate.  

Earth Week 2019 K-12 Teacher Workshop

On Saturday, April 13th, a free teacher workshop will be held at Binghamton University to help promote "Chemists Celebrate Earth Week!"  The workshop, entitled "Air, Water, Land - Science and the Environment," will focus on exploration and discovery of chemistry and its relevance to our daily lives. The first part of the workshop will focus on logistics and the theories behind the exercises. The second part will be dedicated to hands-on activities and how to modify them to the correct grade level. All participants will leave with the materials needed to incorporate the exercises into their own classrooms. 

For more information, including how to register and contact information, click here. The registration deadline is April 2nd, 2019. Space is limited so register now! 

relevance to our daily lives. The first part of the workshop will concentrate
on the logistics and theory behind the exercises. The second part will be
dedicated to hands-on activities and how to modify them to the correct
grade level. All participants will leave with the materials needed to
incorporate the exercises into their own classrooms.