Iowa State University Department of Chemistry - Emily Smith Group

Teaching / Outreach

Attention High School Chemistry Students in the Central Iowa/Des Moines Area:

The Smith Group is looking for motivated high school students who aspire to have a career in the sciences, especially chemistry. Opportunities are available for Summer research. Hours are flexible to Summer activities. Examples of previously conducted research of High School students working in the Smith group are shown below.

To apply, please contact Professor Smith by sending an e-mail to esmith1@iastate.edu. In the subject line, write “High School Research Opportunity”; in the body of the message, please explain in 4-5 paragraphs why you are interested in a summer research opportunity.

The Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Science Bowl

At the Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Science Bowl, high school students from Iowa test their science knowledge in the annual Regional Science Bowl. In the fast-paced, quiz-bowl style matches, students answer questions from categories, including astronomy, biology, physics, chemistry, earth science, general science and current events in the scientific and technical community. For more information about the event click here.

Summer 2011 Research


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Summer 2013 Research


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