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The ACS Division of Chemical Education is co-sponsoring an ACS webinar on Jan 30, 2020 called The Secret Lives of Snowflakes: Peculiarities in the Molecular Dynamics of Ice Crystal Growth. The Webinar is FREE and open to all that are interested.
Have you heard that TERC, a nonprofit, has launched a STEM Teacher Leadership Network funded by the National Science Foundation? The online community is for aspiring or current teacher leaders, researchers and administration to improve STEM education, effect policy and discuss the changes to the future of STEM education in a collaborative online collegial network.
The 26th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, BCCE 2020, will be held on the campus of Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon USA July 18-23, 2020. We invite our chemistry education and science education colleagues at the pre-college level (K-12) and college level to submit abstracts of their work for presentations in the symposia sessions, the general papers sessions, or the poster sessions.
ACS is offering an opportunity for you to be able to collaborate with local academia and learn from chemists about the challenges, surprises and achievements of chemical synthesis in the pharmaceutical industry.
Check out an all-expenses paid summer 2020 professional development institute for high school chemistry teachers. Priority application deadline: February 28, 2020. Apply today!
This week marks the launch of a new science education podcast called, Science Modeling Talks. The podcast provides some history on the Modeling pedagogy and access to resources, as well as entertaining anecdotes from award-winning educators. The podcast is free and available on a variety of platforms.
Inspired by her young daughter and equipped with an education in chemistry, a mother publishes chemistry themed books and other resources for children.
HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS: The ACS Hach Grant is open for applications. The grant funds professional development for high school teachers that will enhance your teaching skills and improve the learning of your students.
High School Chemistry Teachers are sought to share their perspectives on the effects of trauma in the high school chemistry classroom - as well as how teachers choose to deal with the effects of trauma in their own classrooms by completing a short survey. Please share this survey with your high school chemistry network.
The annual STANYS (Science Teachers Association of New York State) coming up in November promises to grow your understanding of everything NGSS chemistry related from sessions on phenomena, to growing your understanding of Science and Engineering Practices, to incorporating instruction by means of Cross-Cutting Concepts, to storylines and assessment.