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WFYI PBS KIDS Playdate at Celebrate Science Indiana 2017

We are very excited to have a WFYI PBS KIDS Playdate at Celebrate Science Indiana again this year.


This year, the PBS KIDS friend Nature Cat will be featured along with Professor Watermelon and the Paramount Robotics Team.

The schedule for the WFYI PBS KIDS Playdate area is:

Nature Cat Meet & Greet Times: 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 Noon and 1 PM
Professor Watermelon from 2 – 5 PM
Paramount Robotics Team from 9:30 AM to 5 PM


WFYI will also have a table where you can get more information on their programming.


As a reminder, Celebrate Science Indiana 2017 will be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in the Elements Blue Ribbon Pavilion from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 7th. The event is free but the fairgrounds charges $5.00 per vehicle for parking.

Chemical Companies/Organizations Unite to Help Sponsor Celebrate Science Indiana 2017

Celebrate Science Indiana is in its seventh year. Many individuals, professional organizations, industries, and universities have been sponsors as well as active participants and exhibitors at this event that is attended by over 4,000 individuals each year. In this article, we highlight several chemists and chemical companies who sponsored and participated in past years and who willContinue Reading

Indiana student takes 3rd Place in the 2017 You Be The Chemist Challenge in Washington DC on June 19, 2017

Congratulations to Ameya Belamkar, 8th Grade student at Creekside Middle School in Carmel Indiana, who was awarded third place in the 2017 You Be The Chemist Challenge National Challenge which was held at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington DC on Monday, June 19. Ameya is 2nd from right front row (Photo Courtesy the ChemicalContinue Reading

Students from across Indiana participate in the 6th Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge on Saturday, April 29, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, 37 grade 5-8 students from across Indiana participated in the 6th Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge® at Pike High School 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 byContinue Reading

Be part of the FIRST Women in STEM Classroom Walk IN Event on Friday, April 14, 2017

If you are a woman STEM professional in Indiana, we’re inviting you to help us break the stereotypes of what a scientist looks like. Right now IPS K-6 grade teachers are registering to have women working in STEM fields here in Indiana visit their classrooms on Friday, April 14. This first-ever Women in STEM ClassroomContinue Reading

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