Southwest Georgia Local Section

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Sat. 2/12 9:00 AM Science Saturday, February 12, 2011 Admission is free. Come join the fun! Event open to all the public First 100 kids will get a labcoat! Hands-on chemistry experiments for students of all ages and their parents. - make “slime”! - see a banana used as a hammer! - ... more
Thu. 3/3 6:00 PM Scientific talk: Eng. Lisa Blount from the Environmental Protection Department The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites you to attend the seminar by our guest speaker: Lisa T. Blount from the State of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division present... more
Mon. 3/28 All day Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2011: Energy It's Everywhere! Illustrated Poem Contest Kindergarten – 12th grade. Write and illustrate a poem using the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day theme, “Energy – It’s Everywhere!” or using the IYC theme of water. Your poem can be in any style as long as it is no more t... more
Thu. 3/31 5:30 PM CVD Diamond: Its Synthesis Methods, Properties, and Applications; Dr. Chao Liu from Valdosta Optics Laboratory, Inc About the seminar: A technical background of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of synthetic diamond will be given. Details on fabricating polycrystalline diamond with a microscopic structure very close to that of a single crystal diamond on large ar... more
Thu. 4/21 5:40 PM ACS SOWEGA - OPTIMA CHEMICAL AWARD

President’s Dining Hall Student Center, Engram Hall South Georgia College Douglas, GA

5:45 PM Dr. William Carroll: From Garbage to Stuff: How We Recycle Plastics

5:45 pm – Social Period 6:15 pm – Dinner 7:00 pm – Awards to Outstanding Chemistry Students followed by Seminar

Fri. 4/22 5:00 PM Earth Day celebration Our section will continue the Earth Day celebration on April 22nd, 2011 handing out information on renewable energy sources and with hands-on-activities on the properties of water and recycling of materials with a “How well do you know your pol... more
Thu. 9/22 6:30 PM Outstanding Service to the ACS SOWEGA Section, guest speaker Dr. Nancy Jackson The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites you to submit nominations to the: Outstanding Service to the ACS Southwest Georgia Section to be presented at the 30 year Anniversary Celebration on on ... more
Wed. 10/5 11:00 AM The Road Ahead: The Future of the Chemical Enterprise Joseph S. (Joe) Francisco Joseph S. Francisco completed his undergraduate studies in Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin with honors, and he received his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983. F... more
Sat. 10/8 All day Science Saturday at VSU

Members are invited with families to enjoy the event and/or sign up as volunteers

Mon. 12/5 6:00 PM At the Interface of Alzheimer's Disease and Intelligent Materials The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites you attend the seminar:“At the Interface of Alzheimer's Disease and Intelligent Materials” by guest speaker: Dr. David G. Lynn Department of Chemistry, Chair Profes... more
Thu. 11/8 6:00 PM Pecans, a Super Food: What the Chemistry Shows

by our guest speaker: Dr. Ronald B. Pegg,

Associate Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Georgia at Athens, Athens, GA

RSVP by November 2nd to: Melissa Nolley, mdmoore@valdosta.edu (229) 333-5798

Sat. 4/13 9:00 AM A workshop for Science and Chemistry Teachers The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society Invites you to attend a one-day Science workshop: A workshop for Science and Chemistry Teachers There will be several demonstrations and a special talk by our guest speaker: Dr ... more
Tue. 10/29 6:00 PM Getting a Handle on the Breadbasket “Getting a Handle on the Breadbasket – Assessing Risk Associated with Agrochemicals in our Food Crops” by our guest speaker, Dr. Rob Hummel Senior Director of Research Landis International to be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2... more
Tue. 2/11 6:00 PM Love Potion # 9 The Chemistry of Scent & Fragrance Lure a loved one with chemistry this February! Speakers: Ms. Virginia Hutchins, Perfumer, Procter & Gamble Dr. Jianjun Li, Principal Scientist, Procter & Gamble Dr. Diane Schmidt, Section Head R&D, Procter & Gamble ... more
Wed. 2/25 6:00 PM Carotenoid neutral radicals: a photoprotective pathway to dissipate excess energy? The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites you to attend the first for the year local meeting and seminar entitled: “Carotenoid neutral radicals: a new photoprotective pathway to dissipate excess energy?” by ... more
Thu. 3/12 6:00 PM Nausea and vomiting or something more sinister? Development of diagnostic tests for measuring exposure to natural and synthetic toxins. to be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015. at Valdosta State University, University Center, Magnolia Room 2 6:00 pm - Social Period and Dinner 7:00 pm - Speaker Presentation 7:40 pm - Q&A RSVP by Friday, March 6th to: Melissa No... more
Fri. 10/14 All day Poem contest - "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry"

The Southwest Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade.

Contest Deadline: Friday October 14, 2016

Sat. 10/15 12:00 PM Fall Festival - SGRL

Fall Festival at the South Georgia Regional Library (Valdosta, GA)

Sun. 10/23 6:00 AM Mole Day

Celebrate Mole Day

Avogadro's number: 6.02 x 10^23 

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