National Mole Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: October 23, 2017 is National Mole Day.

Mole Day

Mole Day is well known yearly on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to six:02 p.m. It celebrates Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 1023), that is a fundamental calculating unit in chemistry. Mole Day was produced in an effort to promote curiosity about chemistry, and schools through the U . s . States and round the world celebrate with assorted activities associated with chemistry and/or moles.For any given molecule, one mole is really a mass (in grams) whose number is equivalent to the atomic mass from the molecule. For instance, water molecule comes with an atomic mass of 18, therefore one mole water weighs in at 18 grams. An atom of neon comes with an atomic mass of 20, therefore one mole of neon weighs in at 20 grams. Generally, one mole associated with a substance consists of Avogadro’s Quantity of molecules or atoms of this substance. This relationship was initially discovered by Amadeo Avogadro (1776-1858) and that he received credit with this after his dying.

Celebrating National Mole Day at Thomas
Celebrating National Mole Day at Thomas

It's related somehow to Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23), and so National Mole Day is celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m. (Yes, there really is such a thing. You can check out the National Mole Day Foundation website to read ...

Even Avogadro Didn't Know Avogadro's Number
Even Avogadro Didn't Know Avogadro's Number

Traditionally, October 23rd is Mole Day—you know, because 10/23 is like 1023. The biggest problem with the mole is that there is never something that you can see the individual objects as well as a mole of these objects. In a previous post, I ...

Nobel Laureate to Speak at South's Mole Day Celebration
Nobel Laureate to Speak at South's Mole Day Celebration

San Jacinto College South Campus will welcome Nobel laureate in chemistry, Dr. Robert Curl, Oct. 22 as part of its Mole Day celebration for National Chemistry Week. Nobel prizes are awarded to individuals for their outstanding contributions in the ...

Who's News
Who's News

The American Chemical Society celebrates Mole Day each Oct. 23 to commemorate Avogadro's number, which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. This year, an illustrated poetry competition with the theme “Chemistry Colors Our World” was held.

Mole Day 2015
Mole Day 2015

Mole Day 2015 was celebrated by Del Rio High School Class of 2018 sophomores who are currently taking chemistry by having the traditional breakfast at 6:02 AM on Oct. 23rd. Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemistry students in honor ...

6.02 x 10^23 Reasons to Celebrate: Today Is Mole Day!
6.02 x 10^23 Reasons to Celebrate: Today Is Mole Day!

It's used to measures the number of atoms or molecules in a sample, and it equals 6.02 x 1023—a pretty hefty number. Note the exponent; that's where today's date comes in (Mole Day is celebrated from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., by the way). I'm a number ...

Chatham High School students celebrate 'Mole Day' on Oct. 23
Chatham High School students celebrate 'Mole Day' on Oct. 23

Chemistry students at Chatham High School commemorated “Mole Day” on Oct. 23 by tie-dying T-shirts in honor of the “mole,” a tradition at the high school for more than 25 years. A “mole” is a basic unit of measure in chemistry. “Mole Day” is celebrated ...

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