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2019 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest

Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week: April 21 - 27th

The CNY ACS Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring as illustrated poem contest for students K-12 from Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Oneida Counties.

Contest Deadline: Postmarked by March 30, 2019

Prizes: $25 amazon Gift card per K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Winners of the Central ACS Local Section’s Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS web site and to win prizes!

Contact/mail poems to:

CCEW Coordinator Prin Furst

Auburn High School

250 Lake Ave, Auburn, NY 13021

Guidelines: FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ENTRY FORM -WEB SITE or access INFO AND FORM PDF

Write and illustrate a poem using the CCEW there, “Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper”.

Your poem must be no more that 40 words and in the following styles to be considered:

HAIKU – LIMERICK – ODE – ABC POEM – FREE VERSE – END RHYME – BLANK VERSE

Possible topics related to paper chemistry include:

Bioplastics Cellulose Fiber Lignin

Plastic Polymer Pulp Slurry

Entries will be judged based upon:

Artistic Merit – use of color, quality of drawing, design & layout

Poem Message - fun, motivational, inspiring about the theme

Originality Creativity – unique, clever and/or creative design

Neatness – free of spelling and grammatical errors

The CCEW 2019 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources are now available.