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    May 10th 2022 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
    1517 Bayliss St, Midland MI

    Dow Gardens Entomologist Elly Maxwell presents:
    Bees, Wasps, and Hornets--Oh My!

    Discover services, programs, and facilities that empower the distribution of fresh foods, and those with disabilities and other barriers. Click here to learn more and sign-up!

    May 17th 2022 (4:30pm - 6:00pm)
    400 Wexford Ave, Midland, MI
    50 Maximum - Age 12 & up

    FREE Arnold Center Tour

    June 7th 2022 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
    1910 West St. Andrews, Midland, MI 48640

    Click here to register and see details!

    Turner J. Alfrey
    Professorship Lecture Series

    Click here for more details & register!

    June 23rd 2022 (5:00am - 8:00pm)
    Emerson Park, Midland, MI

    2nd Annual
    Trivia Night in the Park

    Theme - The Buzz About Bugs: Insect Chemistry is back for 2022!

    Click here to download a PDF on all the details!

    K-12 Illustrated Poetry Contest

    Click here for details!

    Next Board Meeting May 9th

    Click to see full list of those honored.

    Awardees announced May 4th.

    ACS is proud to present educational
    videos! Click here for the videos!

    ACS Educational Videos Are Available!

Education Awards

Education Awards

Each year at a spring banquet, the Midland Section recognizes excellence in science teaching, outstanding chemistry students (nominated by teachers), local Chemistry Olympiad students, and the outstanding science education volunteer. Every other year an award for efforts toward diversity in science education is presented.

Achievement in Science Teaching Awards

These awards are presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in the teaching of the chemical sciences. Candidates for the teaching awards must be educators at schools in the five county geographical area of the Midland Section: Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, and Saginaw counties. Awards are presented for Outstanding Achievement in the following areas:

  • Elementary Level Science Education
  • Middle Level Science Education
  • High School Chemistry Teaching
  • College Chemistry Teaching

Science Education Volunteer

This award is presented to an individual who makes a substantial contribution to science learning in the Midland Section through voluntary efforts.

Current history of all recipients

Early each year, a flyer is available with more details about the upcoming dinner and a form for registration. Please contact the Awards Chair for details (Diana Deese: nynee@aol.com).

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