Teacher Programming

Enjoy programming focused on middle and high school chemistry education. The planned presentations are below. 

Sunday, August 21

    Located at the McCormick Place Convention Center in the Vista Room (S406A)

Time Sessions
8:05 AM - 8:25 AM Managing chemicals safely: Introducing a new and free eLearning course for high school teachers
Samuella Sigmann
8:25 AM - 8:50 AM Green chemistry: Sustainability solutions for a changing world
Amy Cannon, Greg Sloan, & Kate R. Anderson
8:50 AM - 9:25 AM Climate science concepts fit your classroom: Carbon dioxide and the sea
Jerry Bell & Bassam Shakhashiri
9:25 AM - 9:55 AM Assessment and grading in a chemistry modeling classroom
Phil Culcasi
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Experiments and demonstrations with Crayola's color wonder markers
Thomas Kuntzleman
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM Using a hot air balloon activity to model gas laws in the classroom
Chris Cassidy & Jill Serling
10:55 AM - 11:25 AM Next generation science standards: 3D assessments and phenomenon based teaching in chemistry
Ami LeFevre
11:25 AM - 12:00 PM Increasing concentration of NGSS: A solution in high school chemistry
Sue Bober & Mike Palazzolo
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Break
2:02 PM - 2:37 PM AP chemistry teaching nuggets
Linda Cummings
2:37 PM - 2:54 PM Skills-based grading in the chemistry classroom
Jake Hadden
2:54 PM - 3:11 PM Rethinking grading
Jill Serling
3:11 PM - 3:41 PM Bonding, dissolving, & precipitation: Concept inventories & assessment tools to measure student thinking
Stacey Lowery Bretz
3:46 PM - 4:21 PM Forensic chemistry: Combine spectroscopy and Beer's Law to solve a crime of poisoning
Melissa Hill & Jack Randall
4:21 PM - 4:56 PM Chemistry demonstrations in a NGSS classroom
Karl Craddock
4:56 PM - 5:21 PM Engaging students with edible, renewable, and biodegradable polymers
Cassandra Lydon
5:21 PM - 5:56 PM Sunday with Flinn
Sherri Rukes

Monday, August 22nd

    Located at the McCormick Place Convention Center in the Vista Room (S406B)

Time Sessions
2:00 PM - 4:20 PM

I'm a pack rat! What will I do with all this stuff? 

Ever wanted to know what to do with the things you find lying around your home—especially in a junk drawer—or at the dollar store, or wonder how can I do this lab cheaper? Several activities will be discussed on how to do things with items found in your junk drawer or the dollar store.

Sherri Rukes

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