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.
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
The Binghamton ACS Local Section coordinates the Local and National Chemistry Olympiads for area high school students. Please click here for additional information.
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.
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/
The Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an
On Saturday, October 7th, a free teacher workshop was held at Binghamton University to help promote this year's NCW theme of Chemistry Rocks! The workshop focused on exploration and discovery of chemistry and its relevance to our daily lives. The first part of the workshop concentrated on the logistics and theory behind the exercises. The second part was dedicated to hands-on activities and how to modify them to the correct grade level. All participants left with the materials needed to incorporate the exercises into their own classrooms. Please check out our Photo Gallery to view some photos from the event.