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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week - Illustrated Poem Competition

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As part of the American Chemical Society's Chemists Celebrate Earth Week events, the Dayton section is hosting a local Illustrated Poem Competition this year

For this competition, students of all grades (K-12) are encouraged to write, illustrate, and submit a poem using this year's Chemists Celebrate Earth Week theme "Dive into Marine Chemistry". Further rules for the poem and some ideas are given on the competition flyer.

The first place winner in each grade category (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) will be awarded a $50 cash prize at a ceremony this June. In addition, the first-place poem for each grade category will advance to the national contest.

To enter, please mail the illustrated poem and an entry form to our Chemists Celebrate Earth Week coordinator, Dr. Prakriti Pollack, c/o Department of Chemistry, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469. If you have questions please email her at The deadline is March 31st, 2018.