Picks

ChemEd X contributors and staff members are continually coming across items of interest that they feel others may wish to know about. Picks include, but need not be limited to, books, magazines, journals, articles, apps—most anything that has a link to it can qualify.

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by Sibrina Collins
Mon, 06/03/2019 - 17:21

Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center recently collaborated with students enrolled in the Media Communications Program to develop a new 30-min student film, Women Untold, which celebrates the important contributions of three women of color in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Scott Donnelly
Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:32

Interested in perhaps changing how you teach certain chemistry topics? Looking for relevancy to connect chemistry theory to applications? Take a look at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science collection (free downloads) housed at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo).

Recent activity: 3 weeks 3 days ago
by Scott Donnelly
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 16:08

Bill Hammack, Michael Faraday, and the timeless beauty of the science behind the combustion of a candle. "There is no more open door by which you can enter into the study of science than by considering the physical phenomena of a candle," Michael Faraday.

Recent activity: 1 month 2 weeks ago
by Chad Husting
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 09:03

A paper that is peer reviewed multiple times garners enormous amounts of feedback to the student that one teacher cannot provide. This site offers a manageable system to do just that without overwhelming the teacher with the task of grading. 

Recent activity: 4 months 5 days ago
by Colleen Megowan...
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:48

AMTA’s Introduction to Modeling Instruction distance learning course will focus on the role of models and modeling in learning as it relates to teaching STEM content in both formal and informal contexts. Participants will review fundamental theories of thinking and learning and examine the latest theoretical trends.

Recent activity: 6 months 1 week ago
by Ben Meacham
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:31

As a teacher, having the freedom to create or edit something within my instruction based on the needs of my students is incredibly important to me. So, when I found out the activities in Pivot Interactives are completely customizable, I was thrilled.

Recent activity: 6 months 1 week ago
by Maria Gallardo-...
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:51

Radium Girls is one of those books that can’t be put down. It challenges us with imagery so vivid that sometimes you just want to look away, but you are so invested in the lives of the girls that you persevere to the end. It is tragic and strong but also hopeful and tender.

Recent activity: 8 months 1 week ago
by Hal Harris
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:10

The Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a trio of comedians who work in comedy clubs in the UK, using material based on science and math. From the routines and jokes developed for their shows, two of the three members of the group have distilled “The Element in the Room”.

Recent activity: 8 months 2 weeks ago
by Holly Kerby
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:31

Diane Bunce presented a story titled "I Hate Cheating" during The Mole Storytelling Jam held as part of BCCE 2018. Listen to her podcast.

 

Recent activity: 8 months 3 weeks ago
by Maria Gallardo-...
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:17

Lyniesha Wright presented a story titled "They're Just a Little Bit Taller" during The Mole Storytelling Jam held as part of BCCE 2018. Listen to his podcast.

 

Recent activity: 8 months 2 weeks ago