|Posted by Rahn, Jeffrey on September 17, 2017 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
Dr. Howard Peters and his wife Sally Peters, will be giving a presentation: “Chocolate: Food of the Gods”, on Wednesday, October 4th, at 7:00 p.m. Gonzaga University, Hughes Hall, Room 130. Chocolate samples will be provided during the presentation.
This fun presentation includes: 1. Some high points of the ancient history of chocolate and its production from the Mayan, Olmec, and Aztec cultures up to the present; 2. Aspects of the processing, fermenting, dryin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Rahn, Jeffrey on October 22, 2015 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Last fall the ACS launched the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) which is dedicated to improving chemistry education and providing resources to K-12 chemistry and physical science teachers nationwide. If you are a K-12 chemistry teacher or know of one who would like to join the AACT, the local section will pay for a one year membership for up to 25 teachers. Please contact Jeffrey A. Rahn ([email protected]) for more information.
|Posted by Rahn, Jeffrey on October 22, 2015 at 2:40 PM||comments (0)|
Ms. Erika Bronson will be giving a presentation, "The Progress and Challenges of Hanford Cleanup", on Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30 p.m. at the Spokane Pulbic Library (906 W. Main Ave.) The abstract of her presentation is given below:
Abstract: The Hanford nuclear reservation in southeastern Washington – called the most contaminated site in North America – presents a paradox of massive contamination next to a river preserved in its natural state. The site bo...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Deborah on May 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM||comments (0)|
The Inland Northwest Section of the American Chemical Society has announced the names of four outstanding high school chemistry students. The students took a national exam that may qualify them to become members of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad team that will compete in the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in Hanoi, Vietnam, July 20 – 29, 2014.
The students are:
Dana Flerchinger, Gonzaga Preparatory School
Maloney Foster, Gonzaga Prep...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Deborah on April 6, 2013 at 3:00 AM||comments (0)|
LOCAL STUDENTS WIN CHANCE TO QUALIFY FOR INTERNATIONAL CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD
The Inland Northwest Section of the American Chemical Society has announced the names of nine outstanding high school chemistry students. The students will take a national exam that may qualify them to become members of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad team that will compete in the 45th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in Moscow, Russia, July 15-24, 2013.
The students are:
Joseph Bell, Nort...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Deborah on April 1, 2013 at 11:00 PM||comments (0)|
Please join us in celebrating Earth Day at Mobius Kids downtown Spokane on Saturday, April 20 from 11AM to 1PM.
We will study bubble-ology and help young children practice some measuring skills.
Please contact Deb Bisenius ,[email protected] to volunteer.
|Posted by Deborah on March 12, 2013 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
The results for our section election 2013:
Dr. Stephen Warren, PhD, Chair
Mr. Steven Heinje, Chair-Elect
Dr. Tony Klutz, PhD,Secretary-Treasurer
Dr. Jeffrey A. Rahn, PhD, Councilor of the Inland Northwest Section
|Posted by Deborah on February 22, 2012 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
Travel scholarships are available for students to attend regional meetings, such as NORM, or national ACS meetings.
Please contact us or an officer for more details.