- Alex Barga, 8th grade
- Nia Jaakkola, 8th grade
- Niles Liu, 6th grade
- Aneesha Manne, 8th grade
- Theo Knox, 7th grade
- Alan Wang, 8th grade
According to the You Be The Chemist website, the program is described as,
"an interactive academic contest that encourages students in grades 5-8 to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world applications. The Challenge provides a unique opportunity for a variety of individuals and organizations—including schools, members of the chemical industry, educators, and other community partners—to come together and show their support for STEM education."
The state challenge will be held at Bedford High School in the Large Group Instruction Room on Wednesday, April 27th. The event will begin at 4:00pm and elimination rounds will continue until a winner is determined. There are 30 students participating, with 6 from each of 5 schools this year. The competition has been streamlined, however anticipate that it may take at least 2 hours. Students may leave as they are eliminated from the competition. Each round will take about 20 minutes. There are 8 rounds, however in case of ties, there may be additional lightning rounds to determine eliminations. The winner of the state competition will have the opportunity to compete in the national championship in Philadelphia on June 20th.
Thank you to Ms. Barbara Ferri, the 8th grade Green Team Science Teacher, for organizing this exciting academic event for our students.