Classroom Resources for K-12 Teachers of Chemistry from the American Chemical Society

WEBINAR (2 hours 45 minutes) recorded August 6, 2020


The Education Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) offers many resources and programs to help elementary science teachers, middle school physical science teachers, and high school chemistry teachers enhance their lessons. Join us and learn about the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT), our Chemistry in the Community textbook, ChemClubs, two K-8 websites, Inquiry in Action, and Middle School Chemistry, ChemMatters magazine, the Science Coaches program and Hach Grants.

This Virtual Summer symposium will have several speakers who will each present a talk about resources and programs to enhance chemical instruction. Each speaker will have 20 minutes to talk and answer questions. There is a short break from 1:25 - 1:40 in the video. The presenters and final schedule is shown below.

    • 12:00 - Opening Remarks and Instructions
    • 12:05 – Adam Boyd, “AACT: Resources, Professional Development, and Networking”
    • 12:25 – Emily Abbott, “ChemCom: Not Your Typical Chemistry Book”
    • 12:45 – Karen Kaleuati, “Chemistry Outside the Classroom”
    • 1:05 – James Kessler, “Enhance Your K-8 Physical Science Lessons with Inquiry in Action and Middle School Chemistry”
    • 1:25 – Break
    • 1:40 - Lisette Gallegos, “How to Use ChemMatters in (and Outside of) the Classroom”
    • 2:00 – Monica Wixon, “Why do we have to learn this?” Making Real-World Connections with the Science Coaches Program”
    • 2:20 – Kenetia Thompson, “Five Tips for Getting an ACS Grant”
    • 2:40 – Brief Closing Remarks and Links

    Organizer: Kimberly Duncan, K-12 Professional Development, American Chemical Society
    Date:
    Thursday, August 6, 2020, 12:00 pm ET