Connections to Chemistry 2012 The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) and the Education Committee of the Northeastern Section invite high school chemistry teachers to a program at Burlington High School (Burlington, MA) on Thursday, October 18th, 3:30-8:00 PM. This program will help connect high school teachers with the numerous education resources that are available from the American Chemical Society. Four simultaneous hands-on workshops will illustrate these resources: · Using a Smartpen in Your Classroom: Inexpensive Technology with Positive Impact on Student Learning with Mr. Alan Crosby, Newton South High School. This workshop will discuss (Workshop A) · There?s Plenty of Room at the Bottom: Nanotechnology with Dr. Frank Tsung, Boston College. Participants in this workshop will (Workshop B) · Chemagination! with Dr. Randy Weintraub and Dr. Barbara Ameer. This workshop will (Workshop C) · Nano in the Museum: Opportunities and Resources for Chemistry Educators with David Sittenfeld and Karine Thate, Museum of Science. (Workshop D) 3:30-4:00 Registration and Refreshments 4:00-4:25 Welcome and Overview 4:30-6:10 Workshops 6:15-8:00 Dinner and Keynote Address The deadline for registration is Friday, October 5, 2012. The registration fee is $20 and is non-refundable after October 8th. Workshop and program-related materials, dinner, a one-year subscription to ChemMatters, and a certificate for three hours of Professional Development will be provided to all workshop participants. The detailed program and registration form can be obtained on the NESACS website ([ http://www.nesacs.or ]http://www.nesacs.org) under Section Activities, Connections to Chemistry 2012. For additional information, contact Dr. Marietta Schwartz, Chair, Education Committee, NESACS: 617-287-6146 or [ mailto:marietta.schwartz@xxxxxx ]marietta.schwartz@xxxxxxxx In an effort to ?go green?, NESACS would like to send out future notifications such as this via email. Even if you are unable to attend this year?s Connections program, please, take a moment to send your email contact information to: <[ mailto:secretary@xxxxxxxxx ]secretary@xxxxxxxxxx> * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message to the NEACT list, send an email to neact@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe, send an email message to neact-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with ï¿½unsubscribeï¿½ [without the quotes] in the subject field. You may also unsubscribe via the web interface at http://www.freelists.org/list/neact . Help with the system may be obtained at http://www.freelists.org/help Archived messages may be accessed at http://www.freelists.org/archives/neact ï¿½Digestï¿½ mode: Subscribers may set a flag to this effect, whereby all messages during a given day will arrive at the end of the day as one email message. Please see the Freelists.org help files, or log on to the web portal for instructions. ï¿½Vacationï¿½ flag: It is also possible to set this option, which will cause messages to not be delivered for the length of time that you specify. Here too, please see the Freelists.org help files, or log on to the web portal for instructions. Moderator: The moderator of this list is Michael Schaeberle, whose contact information is on the NEACT website at http://www.neact.org/list_service. Please contact him if you encounter any problems subscribing to or using this list. Thank you.