China You Be The Chemist Challenge Winners Announced

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 […]

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2019-2020 You Be The Chemist Challenge Winners Announced

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 […]

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Update – COVID-19 and CEF Programs

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 […]

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National CEF STEM Summit and National Challenge Canceled

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 […]

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CEF Community Partnership Engages More Than 200 Students in Hands-on Science

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 […]

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CEF Partners with AFPM and ACI to Bring Hands-On Science to DC Students and Educators

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 […]

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