Mole Day

A day to celebrate chemistry’s favorite unit — the mole. But what’s a mole?

Chemistry’s favorite unit – the Mole. Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists on Oct. 23, between 6:02 a.m. and 6:02 p.m. But what really is a mole?
Key Takeaways:
  • A day to celebrate a very important idea in the sub-microscopic world.
  • Amedeo Avogadro predicted that equal volumes of different gases would contain the same number of molecules
  • Now just how many is 6.02 x 10²³?
“In chemistry, the mole is a unit used to talk about atoms. It is similar to other units we use everyday.”

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