THE 2018 CANADIAN CHEMISTRY CONTEST for high school and CEGEP students AN INVITATION

Dear Chemistry Teacher,

This is to advise you that the joint 2018 Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) and Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO) selection exam will take place on Monday, April 16, 2018.

E4 – Invitation

E5 – Letter to Teachers

These competitions are organized by the Chemistry Education Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada, with the help of coordinators at universities across the country. Financial support is generously provided by the Canadian Society for Chemistry and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.

  1. The first step for the participation of your students in either or both of these competitions is to save Monday, April 16, 2018 on your calendar.
  1. The second step will be to register your school.

School registration to CCC and CCO will be done online via the CCC website (http://www.cheminst.ca/outreach/canadian-chemistry-contest).

  1. Please make sure to consult the attached “Letter to teachers” for relevant information about the CCC and CCO. This letter contains answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) such as: What are the CCC and CCO exams?

Who can write them? What kind of awards can students earn?

We are counting on the participation of your students this year.

Please feel free to pass this information on to your other science teacher colleagues.  If you have questions, you may contact your Regional Coordinator (refer to website address above for his/her coordinates) or you can contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Guillaume Bussière, Ph.D.
National Coordinator, Canadian Chemistry Contest
Instructor
University of British Columbia, Vancouver (BC)
E-mail:bussierg@chem.ubc.ca