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Chemical Educational Foundation®

The Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) is a nationally recognized, award winning non-profit organization committed to enhancing science education among every generation, beginning with our youth. By emphasizing the central role of chemistry in all the sciences and in our everyday lives, CEF strives to inspire our future leaders in pursuing science-related careers and to improve the overall understanding of, participation in, and appreciation of chemistry and chemicals.

 

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2014-2015 Local You Be The Chemist Challenge® site registration is now open to our designated Challenge Organizers.

The first set of 2014-2015 You Be The Chemist Challenge® study materials has also been posted!

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Congratulations to Audrey Gallier, a 6th-grader from Brookfield, IL, for becoming the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® Champion!

Find out more about the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge®!

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Thank You to the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge Sponsors!

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The Foundation's You Be The Chemist® programs focus on grades K-8 and are designed to:

  • Inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and industry leaders.
  • Enhance science education through innovative techniques, such as hands-on activities and chemistry competitions.
  • Effect positive long-term change in the general public's understanding of, participation in, and appreciation towards chemistry, chemicals, and the chemical industry.
     
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