It's Chemistry, Eh?! YouTube Contest

The It's Chemistry, Eh?! YouTube Contest challenges students in high schools across the country to communicate chemistry concepts in a fun and creative way. Suggested topics include the benefits of chemistry in everyday life, contributions of a recognized chemist and busting a commonly held myth about chemistry. Submissions are judged on educational value, accuracy of content, quality of information, ability to effectively communicate ideas, creativity, relevance to the theme and production value. The winners receive prize money to put toward further education.

Contest FAQ

Who is eligible?

All Canadian high school students (excluding those in Quebec).

What type of video can I submit?

Videos should be a maximum of three minutes in length, and must be in a format accepted by YouTube. Suggested topics include the benefits of chemistry in everyday life, contributions of a recognized chemist and busting a commonly held myth about chemistry.

What can I win?

First prize is $500, second prize is $300 and third prize is $200.

When do I submit my video?

Video submissions are excepted October 18, 2014 to November 28, 2014. Early entries will have more opportunity to be viewed which can help improve your chance of winning.

How do I participate?

To participate complete the It's Chemistry, Eh?! YouTube Contest Submission Form between October 18, 2014 and November 28, 2014.

Questions?

Contact communications@cheminst.ca.

View the It’s Chemistry, Eh?! YouTube Contest Rules and Regulations
Download the Declaration and Release Form

2013 Winners of the It’s Chemistry, Eh?! YouTube Contest

First Place:
Chemistry is Everywhere
David Aukema

Second Place:
What if Chemistry Stopped Working
Marta Skreta of Bishop Allen Academy.

Third Place:
What does Organic mean to you?
Emma Xie and Fangwei Chang

View all the 2013 Submissions.

2012 Winners

First Place:
The Adventures of Chemistry Cat
Heather Tang and Benjamin Levy of University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, Ont.

Second Place:
H2O Everyday
Benjamin Pitfield of Crescent School, Toronto, Ont.

Third Place:
Chemistry: 24 Hours a Day
Natalie Ngo and Seiyon Sohn of University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, Ont.

Visit the CIC YouTube Channel to view sumbisssions to the It’s Chemistry,Eh?! YouTube Contest from previous years.