As we celebrate the Chemistry Week on 13-18 February 2017 and in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Philippine Federation of Chemistry Societies in cooperation with twelve Philippine Universities is holding the 7th National Children’s On-the-Spot Chemistry Poster Making Competition on the theme “Chemistry for Peaceful Use”. This contest will highlight children’s view of the role of chemistry in our life. The activity will be conducted nationwide. This activity aims to contribute to a greater public interest in and appreciation of chemistry, particularly among the youth.
The competition will be held on 18 February 2017* at 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at different venues nationwide.
The competition is organized by the Philippine Federation of Chemistry Societies in cooperation with the following universities: Ateneo de Davao University, Ateneo de Manila University*, Bicol University, Central Luzon State University, Central Philippine University, De La Salle University, Mindanao State University–IIT, Silliman University, University of the Philippines Diliman, University of the Philippines Los Baños, University of San Carlos, University of Santo Tomas, Xavier University.
*Ateneo de Manila University will be holding the competition on 11 February 2017.