Chemistry Resources From BASF Corporation

You Be the Chemist Challenge

The Challenge is an academic competition that starts at the school level and continues with Local, State, and National Challenge competitions. CEF relies on a network of volunteers, our Challenge O...

You Be The Chemist Activity Guides

What is included in the Fifth Edition Activity Guides? Nearly 50 science activities using common, inexpensive household materials

You Be The Chemist Essential Elements Program

Essential Elements is based on the 5E learning cycle approach to teaching, which is based in the theory of constructivism. Through this cycle, students build their own understanding of new concepts...

BASF Kids’ Lab Program

BASF developed its global Kids’ Lab program to encourage children ages 6-12 to gain a better appreciation of and interest in the dynamic world of chemistry. For more information, please visit:

“Got You Covered” Classroom Poster

This large, colorful classroom poster illustrates various uses of coatings at home, at play, and around town.

“Got You Covered” Career Guide

This career guide for Middle School students discusses STEM career options and how individual interests can be applied to STEM fields. It also describes pathways to STEM careers and how to get i...

“Got You Covered” Program from American Coatings Association

This program is designed for middle school students, grades 6-9, as a supplement to the STEM curriculum. Program Objectives • To help students understand the many ways coatings improve and enha...

Kids X-Press Magazine

Kids X-Press, Inc. is an award winning non-profit organization whose mission is to promote learning, literacy and leadership. Students between the ages of 6 – 18 are encouraged ...