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Real Life Chemistry

WEBINAR (1 hour) recorded February 9, 2021


Take a breath? You did chemistry. Make a cheeseburger? Couldn’t have done that without chemistry. Send a text message? Also brought to you by chemistry. You probably realize this, but do your students? ACS has published the first-year high school chemistry textbook Chemistry in the Community since 1988, where students are put in the center of it all. Chemistry hasn’t changed much since 1988, but how we teach students has. Attend this webinar to learn some strategies to incorporate real-life scenarios into your teaching, and get a sneak peek of what’s to come with the evolution of ChemCom.

Emily Abbot is a former high school chemistry teacher who transitioned to the American Chemical Society, working for both C&EN and the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT). She is currently the editor for the two ACS Education textbooks, Chemistry in Context and Chemistry in the Community.

Presenter: Emily Abbott, Textbook Manager, American Chemical Society
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 7:00 pm ET