shikha-mayor-2016The American Chemical Society (ACS) has declared this week as National Chemistry Week. So, the student members of the American Chemical Society chapter at Tennessee Tech will be combining the elements of food and fun activities to celebrate.

Starting today, Tech’s SMACS chapter will be hosting a bake sale in front of Foster Hall from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., followed by a movie night in Foster Hall 233 where “Clue” will be shown at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, there will be an ice cream social at 11 a.m. at Centennial Plaza followed by a Green Chemistry Talk by Rachel Chan in Foster Hall 233 at 7 p.m.

The Mole Day Run will take place on Wednesday at Tucker Stadium. The 602 meter race will begin at 6:02 p.m.

National Chemistry Week wraps up on Thursday with the Chem-Mystery Crime Scene in the Tech Pride Room of the Roaden University Center from 5-8 p.m. People of all ages will be able to experience how chemistry relates to solving crimes and will have the opportunity to solve a ‘crime’ at the Chem-Mystery Crime Scene.

The celebration for National Chemistry Week officially began last Friday when Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton signed a proclamation declaring Oct. 16-23 as National Chemistry Week in Cookeville.

 

CUTLINE: The American Chemical Society has declared this week as National Chemistry Week. Shikha Amin, president of the Student Members of the American Chemical Society chapter at Tennessee Tech, is pictured with Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton, who signed a proclamation declaring Oct. 16-23 as National Chemistry Week in Cookeville.