Chicago ACS Chemistry Day, 2007  
Presented jointly with the
Illinois Institute of Technology   

"The Many Faces of Chemistry"

Saturday, October 20, 2007, 9:30 am to 3 pm
at the Illinois Institute of Technology,
McCormick Tribune Campus Center,
3201 South State Street, Chicago

The Public is Invited.    FREE ADMISSION 
CTA Trains — Green Line or Red Line, exit 35th Street
CTA Busses —   #4 - Cottage Grove,   #24 - Wentworth,  #35  -35th Street
Parking — Lots North (A4) and South (D1 & D2) of Student Center on State Street
(lots open for free for ChemDay activities)
Wheelchair accessible

Special activities:  Boy Scout Merit Badge  (registration full),  National Chem Week Activity Patch

FUN AND LEARNING ALL DAY (ALL GRADES, COLLEGE, AND ADULT)
Campus Map    Floorplan of MTCC    Flyer for the event    en Español

Activities:

Contests and Hands-on Fun for Kids of all Ages
9:30 - 2:00

MTCC room 524

Chemistry Demonstrations
10:00 - 2:00
MTCC
Exhibits from Industry, Academia, and Government Agencies
9:30 - 2:00
MTCC
Poetry and Poster Making Contests
 
MTCC room 704
Career Posters on Display
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
MTCC
HS Chemistry Teachers Workshop
9:30 - 2:00
Wishnick Hall
Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop
9:30 - 2:00
Wishnick Hall

Featured Presentations: 

Time Speaker Affiliation Topic
The Many Faces of Chemistry —  Presentations in McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC), Auditorium (room 523)
10:00 AM Dr. Barbara Moriarty
and an IIT administrator
NALCO
 
Introduction
10:20 AM Dr. Amber Arzadon Honeywell International  
10:45 AM Dr. James Schoffner Columbia College  
11:10 AM Dr. Brant Cage Illinois Institute of Technology Nano Magnets and MRI
11:35 AM Ms. Jill Millstone Northwestern University  
12:00 Noon Panel Discussion Careers in Chemistry Dr. Barbara Moriarty, Moderator
2:30 PM Mike Heinz, Niles West High School, Coordinator   GRAND FINALE
"Chemistry Idol" — Starring five High School Student Clubs from around the Chicagoland Area



Activities will include: Lectures, Demos, Contests, Prizes, and our world-famous Chemical Magic Show
The program includes:   Glass Blowing Demonstrations

      Earn a National Chemistry Week Activity Patch      Scouts:   Earn a Merit Badge 

Additional resources:

  • Flier with details of activities
  • Map of Campus

High School Teacher Demonstrators, featuring teachers from Fremd HS, Proviso East, Niles West, Naperville, and Lane Tech.

Coordinated by Michael Heinz, Niles West HS

Tentative Exhibitor List

  • ACS Public Affairs/Public Relations
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Chicago Police Department
  • Flinn Scientific
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Illinois Water Environmental Assn. (IWEA)
  • Iota Sigma Pi
  • Kraft
  • McCrone Research Institute
  • Nalco
  • Project Seed
  • Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
  • Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Women Chemists Committee


Sponsored by: The Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society,   Phone:   (847) 647-8405,







Updated 10/18/07