Volunteer and Outreach Resources

This page includes a list of current and future opportunities for volunteering and outreach. CEM Scholars are required to complete at least 5 hours of outreach per year that scholars are funded.


Ohio Science Olympiad – The Ohio State University
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Science Olympiad is a K-12 nonprofit organization that seeks to provide STEM education and activities for all students. Division B events are for students in grades 6-9 to compete in, and Division C events are for students in grades 9-12. More information about the Ohio chapter of Science Olympiad can be found on our state website and general information at the National website.
Sign up to volunteer.

Science Day at Parkmoor Elementary School – Thursday, February 20, 2020
Scientific Thinkers is in need of volunteers for Science Day at Parkmoor Elementary School. Volunteers who sign up will receive training and a have the option to carpool to Parkmoor from OSU’s campus. Volunteers will leave from OSU around 12pm and will return around 3:30pm (teaching from 1-3pm).
Please contact deal.95@buckeyemail.osu.edu or winding.1@buckeyemail.osu.edu
once you sign up, or with any questions.

CEM’s Scientific Thinkers Visits at Innis Elementary School
Classroom visits are on Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00pm; including travel/set-up is a commitment from 1:30-3:30PM. Please visit our website and email scientificthinkers@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.High School

Chemistry Tutoring
Please contact Michelle McCombs
Columbus Alternative High School: Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00PM
Franklin Heights High School: Thursdays from 7:20-7:50AM

State Science Day– May 9, 2020 at Ohio State