What is You Be The Chemist® Canada?
You Be The Chemist® Canada is an online, bilingual, and curriculum mapped resource, offered complimentary to elementary educators across the country. The program was created to promote the positive use of chemistry, engage the youth of today and encourage younger generations to consider a future in the chemical industry.
YBTC was created by the US based – Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) and adopted in 2005 by RDC to promote safe and beneficial use of chemicals and chemistry in Canada.
Objectives of Program:
- Inspire the youth of today to pursue a future in the science of Chemistry and highlight the exciting job and career opportunities that exist within it.
- Enhance science education through innovative techniques (hands-on activities) and,
- Promote acceptance of long-term change in the general public’s understanding and general acceptance towards chemistry and the chemical industry.