Pre-College Teacher Track

Calling all chemistry-related educators!
24 Jun 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pre-College Teacher Track

The Richland Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the Pre-College Teacher Track for the ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2018), to be held on the campus of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on Sunday, June 24th, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

While most sessions are geared towards high school and middle-school educators, any K-12 educator with an interest in chemistry is welcome to attend. Scholarships to cover the $25 registration fee exist (please contact Jennifer Soltis jennifer.soltis@pnnl.gov for more details).

Educators from WA and OR may be eligible for credit hours. We hope you can join us!


Registration

Please register using this special registration form.

Your $25 Registration/Scholarship gives you full access to meeting activities.


Schedule

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

Smartphone Technology in the Chemistry Classroom

8:20 a.m.
Workshop #1: Exploring Dissolution and Crystallization with a Smartphone Microscope

9:20 a.m.
Break

9:40 a.m.
Workshop #2: Cameraphone Colorimetry in the Classroom

10:40 a.m.
Break

Special Topics in Chemistry Education

11:00 a.m.
Preparing students for the real world

11:20 a.m.
PROJECT SEED: Summer Research Experiences for Economically Disadvantaged High School Students

11:40 a.m.
Teacher Research Immersion Opportunities at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

12:00 p.m.
LUNCH (provided)

Climate Science

1:00 p.m.
Workshop #3: Climate science concepts fit your classroom: a hands-on workshop

3:40 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
NORM Opening Plenary & Exhibition