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 for more details).

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


Please register using this special registration form.

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


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.

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

10:40 a.m.

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.

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