Western Carolinas Local Section

Chemistry Olympiad

The US National Chemistry Olympiad is a high school chemistry competition which takes place in March and April of each year.  In 2012, there were 297 participating students from 17 high schools in the Western Carolinas Local Section.

National Chemistry Week (NCW)

National Chemistry Week is celebrated in the fourth week of October - this is often the week which contains October 23rd (Mole day).

National Chemistry Week 2015 - Chemistry Colors Our World will take place October 18-24

The Western Carolinas Local Section hosts the Illustrated Poem Conetest for K-12 students.  For more details see this flyer, and application form

Celebrate National Chemistry Week at the Spartanburg Science Center on October  from 12:00pm - 2:00pm featuring hands-on activities and demonstrations presented by USC Upsta

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED)

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day takes place around April 22 each year.

CCED 2015 -  Climate Science - More than Just a Weather Report