SAACS Chapters helps scouts
The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) chapter at the University of Tennessee at Martin will sponsor a clinic, Feb. 23, to help area Boy Scouts earn the chemistry merit badge.
SAACS members will have all the materials ready for the Boy Scouts to perform the experiments needed to meet the merit badge requirements. The clinic gets under way at 8:30 a.m. in the Joseph E. Johnson Engineering and Physical Sciences Building on the UT Martin campus. The clinic will conclude at noon.
Scoutmasters and/or parents may register their Boy Scouts by calling 881-7454/7450. Registration also is available by fax at 881-7443; e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. To register include the name of each Boy Scout, his scoutmaster’s name and his troop number.
Under the leadership of UT Martin SAACS students, scouts will perform experiments related to pollution, chromatography, determining vitamin C in juices, determining household acids and bases, corrosion and its prevention and more.