International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry in Today's World

Activity by Bobbi Lamont   |   added on Apr 13, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): New England Association of Chemistry Teachers

NEACT celebrates the International Year of Chemistry. Aug 1-4 at St. Joseph’s College in Standish Maine. This 4 day conference will explore chemistry’s solutions to many of the world’s problems including energy, clean water, and medicine.

The New England Association of Chemistry Teachers presents : 

 

Chemistry in Today’s World – Celebrating the International Year of Chemistry.  Aug 1-4 at St. Joseph’s College in Standish Maine.  This  4 day conference will explore chemistry’s solutions to many of the world’s problems including energy, clean water, and medicine.  Through workshops participants will have the opportunity to learn pedagogical teaching techniques and new activities for their classrooms.   Some of the many workshops and presentations include: Combating oil spills, water treatment, forensic chemistry, solutions for energy problems, synthesizing medicinal compounds, portable interactive white boards, concept mapping, green chemistry, chemistry modeling, and field trips.  The cost is $395 for everything, with options for a daily or commuting rate.  Financial Aid is available.  See www.neact.org for more information or contact Kathy Siok kathys5@cox.net


Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professors, educators, teachers, graduate students, professional chemists
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