AACT Workshops at BCCE 2024

By Jeramy DeBry on May 7, 2024

Join AACT at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) this year! BCCE is happening on 
July 28 – August 1, 2024 in Lexington, Kentucky. Take a sneak peek at the sessions we will be offering below. We will also have a booth in the exhibit hall, so stop by and pick up some great swag! 

Note: All sessions have a $10 workshop registration fee.

ChemMatters: Building Curiosity and Encouraging Science Literacy
Sunday, July 28, 08:30 - 10:00 AM
Kelley Donaghy, AACT

Attendees will receive a set of ChemMatters issues (2023-2024) and the lesson plans to accompany the feature articles for each issue. At the end of the workshop, participants will have prepared and, if time allows, piloted a lesson on a ChemMatters article with workshop participants.

Room JSB-108

Teaching Essential Chemistry Content Through Demonstrations
Jeramy DeBry, AACT

Session 1
Sunday, July 28, 10:15 - 11:45 AM

Session 2
Sunday, July 28, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Join AACT for this hands-on workshop to practice demonstrations that will help high school chemistry educators to engage students in their content and expand their understanding. 

Room JSB-244

Building a Kinetics Unit Plan using American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) Resources
Sunday, July 28, 2:45 - 4:15 PM
Shannon Smith, Chemistry Teacher, Summit Country Day School

Wondering how to put together a successful kinetics unit plan with labs and activities using classroom resources available on AACT’s website? Attend this session! Attendees will be able to test AP and General Chemistry level labs and demonstrations.

Room JSB-244

American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) resources for AP Chemistry 
Monday, July 29, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Scott Hawkins, Chemistry Teacher, Saint Ignatius High School

Explore the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) resources for teaching AP Chemistry, which include lessons, labs, demos, webinars, articles, and multimedia. This workshop includes hands-on labs and demos.

Room JSB-244

Opportunities from AACT: Programs and Professional Learning
Monday, July 29, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

During this symposium, learn more about AACT's Science Coaches and ChemClub programs, practice using AACT multimedia to enhance your lessons, and participate in a workshop about how AACT resources can help you center lessons on the Science and Engineering Practices dimension of NGSS.

Room CP-111