Connections to Chemistry 2012


Connections to Chemistry 2012

The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) and the Education Committee of the Northeastern Section invite high school chemistry teachers to a program at Burlington High School (Burlington, MA) on Thursday, October 18th, 3:30-8:00 PM.  This program will help connect high school teachers with the numerous education resources that are available from the American Chemical Society.
The deadline for registration is Friday, October 5, 2012. The registration fee is $20 and is non-refundable after October 8th. Workshop and program-related materials, dinner, a one-year subscription to ChemMatters, and a certificate for three hours of Professional Development will be provided to all workshop participants.
Program Schedule
3:30-4:00 Registration and Refreshments
4:00-4:25 Welcome and Overview
4:30-6:10 Workshops
6:15-8:00 Dinner and Keynote Address 

The detailed program and registration form can be obtained on the NESACS website ( under Section Activities, Connections to Chemistry 2012. 
Four simultaneous hands-on workshops will illustrate these resources:

  •  Using a Smartpen in Your Classroom: Inexpensive Technology with Positive Impact on Student Learning with Mr. Alan Crosby, Newton South High School.  (Workshop A)
  •  There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom: Nanotechnology with Dr. Frank Tsung, Boston College. (Workshop B)
  • Chemagination! with Dr. Randy Weintraub and Dr. Barbara Ameer. (Workshop C)
  •  Nano in the Museum: Opportunities and Resources for ChemistryEducators with David Sittenfeld and Karine Thate, Museum of Science.     (Workshop D)

For additional information, contact Dr. Marietta Schwartz, Chair, Education Committee, NESACS: 617-287-6146 or
In an effort to “go green”, NESACS would like to send out future notifications such as this via email.  Even if you are unable to attend this year’s Connections program, please, take a moment to send your emailcontact information to:>