The Chemistry department at Penn State Altoona is committed to helping the youth of our community. Our programs include:
- Kids' College, The Knowledge Factory (A week long hands-on chemistry summer camp for children entering 5th through 7th grades).
- Chemistry demonstrations at local elementary and middle schools.
- Chemistry demonstrations at Penn State Altoona for local schools and non-profit groups.
- Chemistry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts of America.
- Tours of Penn State Altoona's Science Programs and demonstrations by selected faculty to give students a taste of what college life is all about.
If you are interested in bringing your students to the campus or having one of the faculty visit your school, please contact one of the faculty members for assistance.
Dr. Richard C. Bell
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Office: 104 Science Building