Join the Chemical Educational Foundation® for the inaugural year of the NationalYou Be The Chemist Challenge® in Washington, DC!

We will celebrate and explore how chemistry connects us to the people, history, and unique landscape of our nation’s capital.  From monuments and museums to politics and history, chemistry connects us to everything around us! Registration opens May 1. Check back here soon for more details.



Thank you to our 2017 National Challenge Sponsors!

If you are interested in supporting the 2017 National Challenge, please contact Suzette Bucher, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Engagement, at


Read about previous National Challenges