Connections in Chemistry 2014

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Connections in Chemistry 2014

High school chemistry teachers are invited to attend Connections to Chemistry at Burlington High School on Wednesday, October 15th.  

The deadline for registration is Friday, October 3, 2014. The registration fee is $20 and is non-refundable after October 6th. 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.

 

 

Four simultaneous hands-on workshops will be held:

  • Titration of Sour Candies (Dr. Christine Jaworek-Lopes, and Dr. Teresa Marx)
  • Computer Simulations (Dan Damelin, The Concord Consortium)
  • Scaffolding Inquiry in Chemistry Using Spectrophotometry (tentative)
  • Size, Scale, and Quantity in Chemistry: How Small Things Make Big Problems (Dr. Wesley Bernskoetter, Brown University and the Center for the Capture and Conversion of CO (C4))

 
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 (Dr. Morgan Pilkenton, Living Proof, Inc.)

This annual program is hosted by the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) and the Education Committee of the Northeastern Section.