Cool Chemistry

Grades 6 – 8
Science, STEM

Science can be A LOT of fun, and we are going to explore chemistry experiments taught by scientists!

About the Course:

Join us to learn about cool chemistry and fun experiments taught by scientists!

Expected Outcomes:

Additional Information:

BSA Requirements:
Scouts will complete the following requirements for Chemistry Merit Badge: 1,2bc,5,6,7
This course is open to all youth in grades 6-8. We look forward to learning with all genders whether you are currently a Scout or not!
Science, STEM
Middle School (Grade 6 – 8)
23 Students
July 9 – 30, 2021
10:00 – 11:00 am

About the Cradle of Liberty Council BSA:

Teaching leadership & values while providing recreational activities for children of all ages, the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of serves more than 16,500 young people in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware counties. We are among the largest youth serving organizations in the state of Pennsylvania led by over 5000 volunteers. Hundreds of community organizations, representing educational, religious, non-profit, civic, and business organizations join in partnership with Cradle of Liberty Council by chartering over 500 Scouting units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts and groups).
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About the Instructors: Arland Hotchkiss and Nilesh Shah

Our instructors are subject-matter experts either through their profession or hobby-related experiences, and are trained in the BSA Youth Protection training that includes safety measures online.