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UT Celebrates National Chemistry Week

Dr. Al Hazari Magic ShowMembers of the American Chemical Society (ACS) nationwide will be celebrating National Chemistry Week (NCW) October 16-22.

During this week, ACS members will have the opportunity to present the positive aspects of chemistry, promote science education, and to heighten the public awareness of the contributions chemistry has made to society and to everyday life.

The NCW theme for this year is “Chemistry — Our Health, Our Future” Members will explore the positive impacts of chemistry as it relates to nutrition, hygiene, and medicine.

One of the activities that is planned by the East Tennessee Section of ACS is the 21st anniversary of Dr. Hazari’s “THE MAGIC OF CHEMISTRY SHOW.” The event will be held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Dabney-Buehler in Room 555, on Tuesday, October 18, 7:00-8:00 pm. Kids ages 2-102 years are invited to attend this free admission show.

Since the NCW theme for this year is about Health, a donation of a bar of soap for East Tennessee area needy is requested. No show reservations are necessary and questions may be addressed to Dr. Al Hazari ( ; 865-974-1065). Paid parking is available at the UT University Center Parking Garage.