ACS at the ChemEd Conference

The biennial ChemEd Conference brings together educators of high school and introductory chemistry from across the North America to facilitate collaboration and the exchange of ideas. Demonstrations, hands-on labs, workshops, and chemistry sessions are also on the program to further develop teachers. The five-day conference will be held Tuesday, July 28, through Saturday, August 1, at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA.

ACS Workshops

Wednesday, July 29

  • Using the Next Generation Science Standards  (8:30–9:15 a.m.)
  • Teaching Reactions through Different Modalities  (8:30–9:15 a.m.)
  • Write Your Way to Success: Grant Writing Strategies for You and Your Chemistry Students (2:30–3:15 p.m.)
  • Putting the Liberal Arts Chemistry Laboratory in Context (3:30–4:15 p.m.)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Using Modeling Activities in the High School Chemistry Class (8:30–9:15 a.m.)
  • Advancing Scientific Literacy with Inquiry Lesson Plans Using ChemMatters Magazine (8:30–11:55 a.m.)
  • Chemistry in Context: A Transformative Philosophy for Liberal Arts Chemistry Courses (2:30–3:15 p.m.)
  • Science and Engineering Practices in the Chemistry Curriculum (2:30–3:15 p.m.)
  • Reviewing and Creating Assessments for NGSS (4:30–5:15 p.m.)

Friday, July 31, 2015

  • Captivate Students Interests Beyond the Classroom with Chemistry (8:30–9:15 a.m.)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

  • Using Micro-scale Investigation in Chemistry Classes (8:30–10:15 a.m.)
  • AACT: Resources and Opportunities (9:30–10:15 a.m.)
Stop by booth 8 to learn more about the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT), the first membership organization by and for K–12 teachers of chemistry for details on membership and how to get involved.