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You be the Chemist

 2023-2024 You Be The Chemist dates now posted!
 The You Be the Chemist Challenge is a fun and innovative academic competition that engages grade 5-8 students in learning about important chemistry concepts, scientific discoveries, and laboratory safety. Challenge competitions are exciting events that take place across the country, encouraging the collaboration of industry members, schools, and community organizations, as together, they educate students about the value of science education and the role of chemistry in their everyday lives.


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2023-2024 Important Dates!

Registration open! - Registration
Please email (Priyanka Koul-Gadinski) with questions. 

2023-2024 dates are as follows: 

  • Study Night 1- Thursday, November 2; 5:30 -7pm @ Council Rock South High School
  • Study Night 2- Thursday, November 9; 5:30 - 7pm @ Council Rock South High School
  • Council Rock Local Challenge- Thursday, November 16; 5:30- 8pm @ Council Rock High School

Regional Challenge - Dates and times TBD

Congratulations to all the CR students who participated in the 2020 YBTC Challenge!    
2019 Dow Chemical YBTC Challenge

    2018 YBTC Bucks County Challenge      

2017-18 #1


2017-18 #2

        2017 YBTC Bucks County Challenge Council Rock Qualifiers!

2017 Finalists

    Congratulations to all the Council Rock students who participated in the 2016 YBTC Bucks County Challenge! Pictured below are 6 of the 10 CR participants!


   Rishi Mago from Newtown Middle School 2015 PA State Champion!  

YBTC State Finalist

  Congratulations to the four 2015 Bucks County finalists!    

State Qualifiers