College Board is hosting a webinar to help get AP teachers started with WE Service Learning in their classrooms.
The new edition of “POGIL Activities for AP Chemistry” is on track to be released next winter. Get a sneak peak of the new activities and improvements that have been incorporated into the new edition. We will start with a brief description of what POGIL pedagogy is, and how it can improve your classroom. Then, everyone will have an opportunity to try out a brand new AP Chemistry POGIL activity from the student perspective. Register to join us!
This engaging ten session professional learning experience focuses on the use of formative assessment to elicit and uncover students’ disciplinary thinking about important chemistry ideas. This opportunity is now closed.
Solutions are all around us in life and chemistry class! The presenter for our next ChemBasics Talk, Kristen Vanderveen, will discuss solubility curves, molarity calculations, using particulate level modeling and simulations, making real world connections and so much more. Register for this (FREE) hour long Zoom meeting to be held February 10th, 2022, at 8pm EST.
Chemical Reactions is a topic that unites a number of skills from formula writing, balancing equations, predicting products and solubility to name a few. Our presenter, Sarah English, will explore the phenomenon of burning steel wool in a chemical reactions storyline and show how this topic provides a seamless transition into future concepts such as oxidation and reduction chemistry, organic chemistry and stoichiometry. Register for this (FREE) hour long Zoom meeting to be held January 13th, 2022, at 8pm EST.
Gas Laws are an essential and easily accessible area of chemistry to understand. They can be an excellent foothold into the inner workings of chemistry. In this ChemBasics Talk, Daniel Radoff will be arguing for moving a discussion of gas laws earlier in the school year. He will provide some labs, handouts, demos, and other ideas for ways of teaching this engaging subject. Register for this (FREE) hour long Zoom meeting to be held December 9th at 8pm EST.
Attention High School Chemistry Teachers! Assessing for Change in Chemical Thinking (ACCT) is seeking three facilitators willing to offer high school chemistry teachers a 10 session Assessing for Change in Chemical Thinking Course in SY21-22.
Chemical bonding is a pivotal topic in chemistry classes that can be overwhelming for students and teachers alike - so much to teach, so many ways that it can be overwhelming! In this ChemBasics Talk, Nora Walsh will share her favorite activities, tips, and discovery activities for teaching chemical bonding and naming. Join us! Register for this (FREE) hour long Zoom meeting to be held November 4th at 8pm EST.
Krystle Moos will present materials she uses to teach the mole concept. Breakout rooms and discussion will follow the presentation. Register to join us for this hour long Zoom meeting.
Beyond Benign develops and supports teachers to advance sustainable science education. Learn how these teachers are practicing Green Chemistry in the classroom, mentoring colleagues, and growing professional learning communities.