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UTM students offer clinic for Boy Scouts

UTM students offer clinic for Boy Scouts

Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:00 pm

The Messenger 03.12.13

The Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) chapter at the University of Tennessee at Martin will sponsor a clinic March 23 to help area Boy Scouts earn the chemistry merit badge.
SMACS 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. It will end about noon.
Scoutmasters and/or parents may register their Boy Scouts by calling (731) 881-7454 or emailing or To register, include the name of each scout, his scoutmaster’s name and his troop number by March 20.
Scouts will be charged $5 for refreshments, the merit badge pamphlet and materials on their arrival.
Under the leadership of SMACS 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.

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