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Christopher Schrempp

Schrempp's Summer School Calendar

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ISS flyover time lapse shot with Canon 70-200 @ 200 with a 1.4x teleconverter 

Would You Like to See the Space Station Fly Over?

Not many people are aware that you can actually see the International Space Station (ISS) when if flies over us. With a good pair of binoculars you can even see the sections and solar panels! The first time I watched it from a lawn chair in the back yard I was amazed!

My favorite ISS tracking site is Heavens Above , where you can login and enter your location. The site will give you a schedule of the times, location coordinates, magnitude, and maximum declination of the flyovers. The best times are early evening (just after dusk) and early morning (before dawn) as it will be dark but the ISS will be reflecting sunlight brightly.

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Honors Chemistry Summer '17
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Demo of the Week: Pringles Light
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Schrempp Bio

B.Sci, 1982, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

B.Pharm, 1982, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Pharm.D., 1984, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hospital Pharmacy Residency, 1984, University Hospital/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

M.Ed, 1999, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

California Clear Credential, Physical Sci, Chemistry, Biology, Health Science

Married, 27 years and counting; 2 daughters; Author - "Bangs, Flashes, and Explosions - An Illustrated Manual of Chemistry Demonstrations and Activities" 

Schrempp on PBS's 'Wired Science'

Das Schremppmeister appeared on PBS's television show 'Wired Science', showing chemistry demonstrations including nitrocellulose (gun cotton) (click link to view), and the crystallization of a supersaturated sodium acetate solution to make an instant stalagmite.

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Science/Chemistry Competitions & Scholorships

http://www.societyforscience.org/sts/ The Siemens Foundation Math, Science, and Technology Competition and Scholorship:  Earn from $1,000 up to $100,000 scholarship in this renowned competition. Project deadline is October 3rd, 2011, so get busy. Students can compete individually or as a member of a team. More Information Here.

Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement:  The Siemens Foundation also sponsors the Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement. Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 are awarded every year to students from each of the 50 states who have the greatest number of scores of 5 on eight AP math and science exams. Two additional national winners (one male and one female) are each awarded a $5,000 college scholarship. 

Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition: the YES Competition is a fun and challenging nationwide scholarship competition open to high school juniors and seniors. Students submit original research projects using the methods that epidemiologists employ to discover ways to improve the health of the public. Epidemiology is the scientific method used to investigate, analyze and prevent or control a health problem in a population. Students can win one of 120 scholarship awards ranging from $1,000 to $50,000. For more information, visit Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition.

Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair: an annual event, participants compete for over four million dollars in scholarships and prizes. More information here

Intel's Science Talent Search: America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition. Over 1.25 million dollars in awards and scholarships. [Individual 12th grade entries only; research paper + interviews for final 40;application deadline November]. More information here

Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: a prestigious scholarship program to engage high school students in scientific inquiry. [grades 9-12; teams allowed; application deadline varies by region, usually Dec/Jan; research paper + oral presentation]. Website