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8:00am

Dynamic Demonstrations from Flinn Scientific

8:00am

Molecular Modeling in Middle and High School Science Classrooms: Engage Your Students!

8:00am

The 8th Grade Chemistry Standards, with Manipulatives, on a Budget!

2:30pm

Nailing Molecular Concepts with Scientifically Accurate Visualization and Simulation Tools

2:30pm

ChemVlab+: Using a Virtual Chemistry Lab to Connect Concepts with Procedures

2:30pm

Get Your Lab(s) Organized!

4:00pm

Low Budget Manipulatives to Improve Teaching Stoichiometry
 
 

8:00am

Significant Figures

9:00am

SC13: A Refresher Course for Teaching the 8th Grade Chemistry Standards

9:30am

Stoichiometry: A Stumbling Block for Chemistry Students

11:00am

Getting the Most out of Molecular-Level Visualization and Simulation Tools

11:00am

Christmas Chemistry!

12:30pm

Scientific Model Based Inquiry

3:15pm

Teaching Stoichiometry in 60 Minutes or Less

4:35pm

Chemistry, Fertilizer and the Environment
 
 

9:20am

Sudsy Science: The Chemistry and Botany of Soap

10:40am

From Elements to Molecules: Molecular Architecture and the Chemistry of Life

    Designed for science teachers and inquisitive minds, this lecture will discuss the elements and molecules involved in the chemistry of life. This lecture will present the structures of common chemicals beyond those typically found in science textbooks and describe how minor changes in chemical structures can dramatically change the chemical and physical properties of a molecular structure.  Learn how chemists are molecular architects who design and build molecules for materials, medicines, and energy. Using several recent case studies from the news, this lecture will also discuss the way that chemistry and changes in molecular structure connect to business, technology, and daily life. You will discover the following: What do bullet-proof Kevlar and polyester have in common? What do sunscreen, tonic water, and salmon have in common? How does understanding molecular structure and oxidation chemistry prevent the recall of a popular toy (and prevent children from being exposed to a dangerous chemical known as GHB)? How much Prozac is in the drinking water?  Finally, this lecture will also include several examples of projects where art and writing have been combined with science for unique and fun teaching and learning experiences. This lecture will change the way you (and your students) look at the world around you!  

     

    Presenters
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UC Davis


    Type Focus Speaker
    Grade Level All
    Track Chemistry
    Partner, Program, and/or PD Strand New Teacher PD Strand


12:00pm

Stumped by Stoichiometry?
 





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