The American Chemical Society  
Chicago ACS Chemistry Day, 2009
A celebration of National Chemistry Week
National Chemistry Week

"Chemistry — It's Elemental"

Saturday, October 24, 2009, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
DePaul University
Lincoln Park Campus
McGowan South—Environmental Science & Chemistry Building
1110 W. Belden Ave. , Chicago, IL

Flyer          Campus Map
or here

Public transportation— CTA Red, Purple or Brown Lines (Fullerton Station)
Parking at Clifton Garage

The Public is Invited.    FREE ADMISSION
Wheelchair accessible

FUN AND LEARNING ALL DAY (All ages welcome!)

Hands-on Lab Activities
Element Puzzles and Games
Exhibits and Demonstrations
Poster-Making Contest
Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop

Featured Presentations:

Time Speaker Affiliation Topic
10:00 AM Irene and Mark Cesa Flinn Scientific, Inc
Energy and the Elements
11:00 AM Lee Marek University of Illinois -- Chicago Chemistry and Kids on the Letterman Show
12:15 PM Adam Braunschweig Northwestern University Nanotechnology
1:45 PM Area High School Students
& Teachers
JulieAnn Villa, Niles West High School, Coordinator "Chemistry Idol" Finale

Activities will include: Lectures, Demos, Contests, Prizes, and our world-famous "Chemistry Idol" student demonstrations.
Scouts:   Earn a Scout Merit Badge in Chemistry

Additional resources:

High School Teacher Demonstrators:

Coordinated by JulieAnn Villa


American Institute for Chemical Engineers
Illinois Water Environmental Assn.
Iota Sigma Pi
Illinois State Police
McCrone Research Institute
Project Seed/Olympiad/Scholarship exam
Scouts badge table
Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Women Chemists Committee
Flinn Scientific

Sponsored by: The Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society,   Phone:   (847) 391-9091,
        and DePaul University, Department of Chemistry

Volunteers needed.  To offer to help, please call the Chicago Section office before 1:00 PM at 847-391-9091

Updated 10/20/09