ARLINGTON, VA – The Chemical Educational Foundation™ (CEF) announced that five teams of students from Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Washington will compete for scholarships at the National You Be The Chemist Challenge® on June 6 at The Westin Houston, Memorial City in Houston, Texas. CEF, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to […]
Congratulations to the You Be The Chemist Challenge® winning teams! Below you will find a list of all of the incredible state winners, with an asterisk by the National Finalists, who will advance to the National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Houston on June 6, 2022! You may view the videos created by each […]
The Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) announced a team of four students from Odle Middle School in Bellevue, WA won the 2021 National You Be The Chemist Challenge, earning the top spot amongst 266 schools. Teams explored chemistry concepts and sustainability in their communities as part of the Challenge this year, which took place virtually due to Covid-19. Participants took part in a […]
Today marks the sixth International Day of Women and Girls in Science and if the past year has shown us anything, it is that any bright future for America relies heavily on scientific and technical innovation in essential sectors like health care, energy, infrastructure development, and food production – all of which depend on chemistry. But without a […]
The China You Be The Chemist Challenge® was held on May 17, 2020. Check out the video below to see the opening speakers address attendees before the event!
The culminating event of the inaugural China You Be The Chemist Challenge® was held on May 17, 2020. Check out the video below for some highlights of the event!
The Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) today announced the winning teams of the inaugural China You Be The Chemist Challenge®. The winning team at the 7th-8th grade level was a combined team from Shanghai Starriver Bilingual School and Kang Chiao International School East China Campus. The winning team at the 5th-6th grade level was Lanzhou Country […]
The list of state and regional winners has been posted! More than 36,000 students from 451 schools participated in the Challenge this year, with 70 Regional Challenge events taking place across the country. As a reminder, schools with the team that scored highest in each state will also receive a “State Champion” plaque. CEF staff will […]
A Message From Our Executive Director: COVID-19 Update Thank you so much for your patience and understanding as we have continued to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on CEF’s programs over the last few weeks. As always, the health and safety of our teachers, students, volunteers, and other program participants remains a top […]