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 […]
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 […]