The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) and the Education Committee of the Northeastern Section invite high school chemistry teachers to an International Year of Chemistry program at Burlington High School on Monday, October 24, at 3:30-8:00 p.m.
This program will help connect high school teachers with the numerous education resources that are
available from the American Chemical Society, especially for the celebration of IYC. Four simultaneous hands-on workshops will illustrate these resources:
• Artificial Photosynthesis – A Workshop in Solar Cell Design.
• What is a “learning progressions perspective” and what does the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards mean for teaching high school chemistry?
• Using the Molecular Workbench for Inquiry at the Atomic Level
• Cleaning Water with Dirt
3:30-4:00 p.m. Registration and Refreshments
4:00-4:25 p.m. Welcome and Overview
4:30-6:10 p.m. Workshops
6:15-8:00 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Address (Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri, University of Wisconsin Madison and ACS President-Elect)
The deadline for registration is Friday, October 14, 2011. The registration fee is $20 and is non-refundable after October 7th. Workshop and program-related materials, dinner, a one-year subscription to ChemMatters, and a certificate for three hours of Professional Development credit will be provided to all workshop participants. The detailed program and registration form can be obtained on the NESACS website <http://www.nesacs.org> under Connections to Chemistry 2011.
For additional information, contact Dr. Marietta Schwartz, Chair, Education Committee, NESACS: 617-287-6146 or <email@example.com>.