[neact] NESACS Connections to Chemistry 2012

  • From: "Barbara Lamont" <blamont@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: neact@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:34:55 -0400

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

  · 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

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