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The Tradition of Energy Days Continues

Posted by Natalie Rebacz on May 12, 2015 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Energy Days 2015 were held from March 10-12 with the help of 170+ volunteers. This three-day annual event is designated for Bartlesville area fifth grade students to help foster an interest in the science and technology of energy through demonstrations and activities. This year, 19 schools attended the event with almost 1000 students. A big thank you to all volunteers for making Energy Days a great success!

Over 170 volunteers from Phillips 66, ConocoPhillips, CPChem and retirees from the companies are required to make this a successful and educational event. The activities provide the students an introduction to the science of petroleum from production through the final products. Alternative energy, safety and remediation aspects of the industry are also highlighted.


Kudos to the 2015 Bartlesville District Science Fair NOK ACS Award Winners

Posted by Natalie Rebacz on April 6, 2015 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Over 360 students participated in the 2015 Bartlesville District Science Fair.  Northern Oklahoma sponsored three monetary awards for Best Chemistry Project, and proudly recognizes the winners as follows.

  • Kaelynn Duncan, Elementary Division, "What Causes a Brain Freeze?"
  • Sarah Covell, Junior Division, "Chlorine Removal"
  • Carly Gillman, Senior Division, "Creating Ethanol from Biomass"

Congratulations to Kaelynn, Sarah, and Carly for their excellent use of a scientific approach toward answering important chemistry questions.