NCW Coordinator/EPS Liason, Chemical Institute of Canada, Edmonton Section
Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Sector:Primary or Secondary Education
Organizations:Chemical Institute of Canada, Edmonton Section
Edmonton Public Schools
Ross Sheppard High School
IYC Interests:Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
I am a research chemist turned high school chemistry educator (20a) employed in Edmonton Public Schools for virtually my entire career. I recently co-authored a province wide high school chemistry resource, Inquiry into Chemistry. I
n my roles as the local section Chemical Institute of Canada executive Public Schools Liason and NCW coordinator, I have been working with Frank Florian at Edmonton's TELUS World of Science to offer two major science/chemistry exhibits during IYC.
The local section of the CIC and TELUS World of Science, are planning a Science Rendezvous event (May 7, 2011) and yet another exciting NCW event (3rd week of October 2011) at the TELUS World facility.