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 Hello Everyone, 
National Chemistry Week may be different this time around but that can't stop us from celebrating chemistry's biggest holiday! This is a great time to showcase the wonders of Chemistry! Celebrate National Chemistry week with OC American Chemical Society!!! We are giving away free self-inflating balloons!! 
Do this chemistry experiment with OCACS and you'll get to see the fun side of science, too. It could serve as a nice break from your rigorous studies and remind you again of why you're taking that p-chem/o-chem/physics/anatomy/calc/thatreallyhardclass to push your spirits up if you need it. 
If you would like to order a balloon for a little scientist here is the link:

Here is a link to the video I made that explains the chemical reaction inside a self-inflating balloon:  
Have a happy National Chemistry Week! 



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September 19, 11:00 am
Articulating Your Research Experience to Others
Helen Holmund, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Pepperdine
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October 17, 11:00 am
The Art of Creating and Presenting a Research Poster
Cecilia Zurita-Lopez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles
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Planet Nine from Outer Space
Mike Brown, Ph.D., Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy, Author of How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
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December 12, 11:00 am
Panel Discussion: Using Winter Break to Find Your Next Research Opportunity
Winny Dong, Ph.D., Professor, Chemical & Materials Engineering Department; Director, McNair Scholars Program, Cal Poly Pomona
David Artis, Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Research Advancement, University of California, San Diego
Karla Hernandez, Department Coordinator, Undergraduate Research Center, Occidental College
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