up to volunteer for Portland ACS 2017 National Chemistry
The theme this year is "Chemistry rocks
" (focus on geochemistry). The OMSI chem lab staff provides all the demos and hands-on activities. Volunteers do not pay entrance fees.
Volunteers should arrive at least 10 minutes early to locate the demonstration tables and read the background for the demonstrations and activities before beginning their time. A volunteer also could choose to work all day (both time slots).
To sign up to
volunteer for National
Chemistry Week-end sessions at OMSI send an
email to Angela Hoffman.
Select one or more of the following dates and times:
- Saturday, October 21
- Sunday, October 22
- Saturday, October 28
- Sunday, October 29
options for each of the dates:
- 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
- 1:00 - 3:30 PM
- All Day
Please include in your email
You will be contacted by
return email from Angela Hoffman
to confirm the date and time of your volunteer session for Portland Section National Chemistry
If you volunteer for an
organization for which documentation of volunteer hours is
required, the Portland Section can provide such documentation.
During Portland Section National
Chemistry Week-ends OMSI education staff,
assisted by Portland Section volunteers, present age-appropriate
chemistry demos based this year on this year's theme Chemistry Rocks
celebrating the 30th anniversary of National Chemistry Week in 2017.
High school students are
welcome when accompanied by an adult or teacher or parent.