2018 Chem Demo Exchange Registration
DUE BY FRIDAY JANUARY 19, 2018!
(SPACE IS LIMITED—ONLY 40 CHAPTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED)
 
Demonstrations that do not meet the safety guidelines (described below) will not be permitted. Chapters that are found to be violating these safety guidelines during the course of the event will be required to discontinue their demonstration. Do you agree to this stipulation? *

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Select which of the following you will require. (Select all that apply.)

If similar demos submitted by more than one chapter, the chapter with the earlier submission date will be selected to do that demo. The other chapter(s) with similar demos will be contacted to submit another demo idea.

Chem Demo criteria & requirements

The Society Committee on Education (SOCED) Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board has established a set of guidelines to ensure a safe event.  Only activities meeting the following criteria will be allowed.

•  Only HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS may be used

•  No toxic materials, including household products, may be used

•  No open flames may be used

•  No toxic fumes or gases may be generated

•  No liquid nitrogen or dry ice may be used

•  No tasting or encouraging others to taste items

•  No demonstrations or activities that put the human body in danger

•  Safety goggles and gloves must be worn by each participants and volunteers from the audience for all tactile demonstrations

•  Electrical apparatus (such as heat plates and stir plates) must be in good working order

If you plan on conducting chemical demonstrations this year, please make sure you and your chapter review the Division of Chemical Education's Safety Guidelines for Chemical Demonstrations.
Note: Please have enough handouts that describe your procedures and activities available for attendees.
***ACS Student Chapters that do not follow the safety guidelines will not be permitted to conduct their demonstration or activities. GOGGLES MUST BE PROVIDED FOR YOUR CHAPTER AND VIEWERS (bring at least 12 extra pairs of safety glasses).


Does your demonstration meet the above criteria, including safety guidelines? *

To reserve your station, please submit this completed registration form with your activity(ies) by FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018!
 
Please contact ACS Student Communities at (undergrad@acs.org); 1-800-227-5558 x4480 with any questions.