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Catawba Students Help Middle Schoolers Mark National Chemistry Week

October 23, 2015

Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students


acs-demo15.jpgCatawba’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society marked National Chemistry Week during a chemistry outreach event with 15 sixth grade students involved in Film@6 from China Grove Middle School.  Film@6 is advised by teacher Janice King, while Dr. ChaMarra Saner serves as the advisor for Catawba’s ACS chapter.

The theme for National Chemistry Week was “Chemistry Colors the World.”  Catawba students introduced the sixth graders to the concepts of acid/bases/pH, sublimation, molecules on nanoscale, polymers and polar/non-polar molecules.