A Message From Our Executive Director – COVID-19 CEF has continued to monitor the challenges related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic while keeping the health and safety of our students, teachers, and volunteers at the forefront of our minds. Based on recent news, and out of an abundance of caution, it is with great […]
Registration is now open for the 2019-2020 You Be The Chemist Challenge®! All participating schools must register by December 6, 2019.
CEF Community Partnership Engages More Than 200 Students in Hands-on Science More than 200 students in Houston, TX will experience hands-on science activities this school year thanks to a CEF community partnership with Univar Solutions. Third- through fifth-grade educators from Shadowbriar Elementary will receive all the necessary materials, resources, and training to implement hands-on science […]
CEF Partners with AFPM and ACI to Bring Hands-On Science to DC Students and Educators CEF today announced a new partnership with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) that will bring a professional development (PD) workshop series, materials, and mentorship to teachers in Washington, DC. The workshop series […]
Congratulations to the 2019 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® Champion, Anurag Sodhi! Anurag, a 7th grader from Ellicott City, MD, competed in 10 tough rounds of questions, including a single-elimination tiebreaker round at the end of the competition, to win the National Challenge on June 17. Congratulations, Anurag!
The 2019 You Be The Chemist National Challenge® participants have been announced! These 42 students won at the state level and will compete in Washington, DC on June 17 for the National Challenge Champion title! ALABAMA Neil S. Grade Level: 7 ALASKA Destin K. Grade Level: 8 ARIZONA Abhinav C. Grade Level: 8 ARKANSAS Robert B. Grade […]
February 20, 2019 – February 20, 2019 1425 Linn St. Map and Directions | Register Description: This wokshop has been postponed due to academic scheduling conflicts. New date and time are pending and will be updated when finalized. This Essential Elements workshops is for educators at the Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy only. If you are […]
This year is the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Periodic System, which created a common language for science. To celebrate, CEF launches its redesigned Periodic Table.
All schools participating in the 2018-2019 Challenge Cycle must register online by January 22, 2019.
Long-time sponsor BASF shares why You Be The Chemist improves the quality of chemistry education.