Orange County Section

National Chemistry Week, 2015

NCW 2015 was held on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at the Santa Ana Zoo, Prentice Park, 1801 East Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana.

The theme for 2015 was "Chemistry Colors Our World".

Click here for the 2015 NCW flyer.

Attendance was severely impacted by the rainy weather. There were 1071 people who attended (plus a contingent of more than 200 volunteers from county colleges). We were able to continue our program of free zoo admission to families of Santa Ana and Tustin (614 people, including 343 children) in our target audience in the local community, which is primarily Hispanic and without the financial resources to attend if the admission isn't free.

Click here for pictures of National Chemistry Week:

Flyers for past NCW events:
National Chemistry Week 2014
National Chemistry Week 2013
National Chemistry Week 2012
National Chemistry Week 2011
National Chemistry Week 2010
National Chemistry Week 2009

To get involved with NCW in Orange County, contact Dr. Carol Grimes at

Information on NCW activities nationwide:

Information about the Santa Ana Zoo: