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41 Grade 5-8 Students Participate in the Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge on April 14, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 41 grade 5-8 students from across Indiana participated in the 7th Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge® which was held at the Dow AgroSciences corporate headquarters in North West Indianapolis. The You Be The Chemist Challenge® is one of three programs of the Chemical Educational Foundation® which are designed to enhance K-8 science education by introducing the central role of chemistry in all the sciences and in our everyday lives. These 41 students were the top students from Indiana School You Be The Chemist Challenges held in February and March in the Indianapolis, South Bend and Evansville areas who advanced to the Indiana State Challenge.

Participants in the 2018 Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge

2018 Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge Participants

All the students who participated in the 2018 Indiana State Challenge received an Indiana You Be The Chemist Challenge medal and participation certificate and the top four students were awarded You Be The Chemist Challenge plaques and gift cards.

2018 Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge Winners

L-R: Grace Zhang (Champion), Vanessa Xiao (2nd Place), Joey Shao (3rd Place),
Hayden Monk (4th Place) with Kurt Hettinga, Superior Solvents and Chemicals

The Indiana State Challenge Champion, Grace Zhang, advances to the 2018 National You Be The Chemist Challenge which will be held in Washington DC on June 18. The Sponsors of the 2018 Indiana State Challenge were Dow Chemical, Dow AgroSciences, Superior Solvents and Chemicals and Mays Chemical.

Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair Announces Winners

INDIANAPOLIS,  March 24, 2018-Over 170 students from around Indiana gathered at “The Center” (Heritage Research Group Corporate facility) to showcase their research conducted over months and sometimes years of work.  Sending 14 students to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) and handing out over 150 special awards, the Hoosier Science and EngineeringContinue Reading

Help Establish “Say’s Firefly” as the Official Indiana State Insect

Indiana Senate Bill #236 that will establish “Say’s Firefly” as the official Indiana State Insect passed the Senate with a unanimous vote on February 7, 2018.  That bill now goes to the House for consideration.  Indiana Governor Holcomb has asked children to show their support for this effort by sending a letter to his officeContinue Reading

An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre on December 5, 2017

  Join renowned astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Murat Theatre at Old National Center,  502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis for “An Astrophysicist Reads the Newspaper” on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30 PM. The world looks different when you are scientifically literate.  Explore with Dr. Tyson all that isContinue Reading

Celebrating Science: Fun with Bernoulli Bags and STEM things that fly

WISH TV Indy Style Celebrated Science on Monday, October 2 with a number of demonstrations of really cool science and welcomed the Indy Style viewers to come to Celebrate Science Indiana at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion on Saturday, October 7 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Check outContinue Reading

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