National Chemistry Week

About National Chemistry Week

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a community-based annual event that unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life.


If you have any questions, please contact the National Chemistry Week Coordinator, Mike Mautino, at  You can also visit our Facebook page at Pittsburgh ACS NCW.Pittsburgh Section Celebrates NCW.

Find us on Facebook at Pittsburgh ACS NCW

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Where: Carnegie Science Center
When: Friday, October 21st (9 AM to 3 PM)
Saturday, October 22nd (10 AM to 4 PM)

“Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry

Click here for event flyer.
What’s Happening:

  • Visit over 20 tables with hands-on experiments, activities, and demonstrations
  • Visit the Drake Oil Well Museum’s Mobile Energy Education Training Unit, located in the Carnegie Science Center’s parking lot, on Friday, October 21
  • Catch special NCW-related theater shows

Michael Mautino
Phone: 412-413-4792

For more information about the NCW celebration in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Section’s website at look us up Facebook at Pittsburgh ACS NCW. You can also find additional information about NCW on the ACS’s website at

The Pittsburgh Section’s 2016 NCW activities are sponsored in part by The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, PPG Science Education Council, PPG Industries Foundation, Covestro LLC, and the Carnegie Science Center.

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