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Elemental Art – A CONTEST (Due August 31, 2020)

Elemental art contest

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table (#IYPT2019) the Division of the History of Chemistry of the American Chemical Society is sponsoring a contest open to ALL (students, teachers, parents, friends, family, artists, non-artists) to create a poem, cartoon, or photograph with themes related to the chemical elements, their discovery, or uses.

Prizes will be awarded by a panel of judges and winning art will be published in the HIST Newsletter and Website.

Submit your original art by August 31, 2020 to the HIST Program Chair, Nick Tsarevsky at: or as an attachment to an email with the subject line: “Elemental Art Competition- (your name)”. Winners will be notified in late 2020.

For the flyer:  Elemental art contest

Sally B Explains Chemistry Season 1, 3rd Episode

Season 1, Episode 3: The Importance of Creativity in Chemistry and Beyond

Description:   Today on the podcast we are joined by one of the co-founders of Green Chemistry to discuss the importance of inspiration and nurturing inventive minds in the quest to use chemistry to better our planet!

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Periodic Table People Science Cafe, October 5, 2019

Getting ready for our Science Cafe by posting interesting facts about the Periodic Table People!


Yuri Oganessian invented the “hot fusion” technique, leading to the discovery of many superheavy elements. Come learn more at the Periodic Table People New York Local Section October 5, 2019  Science Cafe at Saint John’s University, Queens.

Information Flyer IYPT_Invitation