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This week marks the launch of a new science education podcast called, Science Modeling Talks. The podcast provides some history on the Modeling pedagogy and access to resources, as well as entertaining anecdotes from award-winning educators. The podcast is free and available on a variety of platforms.
AP Chemistry Teachers are invited to attend an exciting new addition to the professional development landscape, AP® Chemistry: Argumentation—Effective Writing Skills, a free webinar on December 3, 2019, from 7–9 p.m. ET.
Inspired by her young daughter and equipped with an education in chemistry, a mother publishes chemistry themed books and other resources for children.
The ACS Hach Grant is open for applications. The grant funds professional development that will enhance your teaching skills and improve the learning of your students.
NSF IUSE Program- 2019 Fall Proposal Preparation Webinar Series. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will offer two 90-minute webinars about preparing proposals for the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program.
High School Chemistry Teachers are sought to share their perspectives on the effects of trauma in the high school chemistry classroom - as well as how teachers choose to deal with the effects of trauma in their own classrooms by completing a short survey. Please share this survey with your high school chemistry network.
The annual STANYS (Science Teachers Association of New York State) coming up in November promises to grow your understanding of everything NGSS chemistry related from sessions on phenomena, to growing your understanding of Science and Engineering Practices, to incorporating instruction by means of Cross-Cutting Concepts, to storylines and assessment.
Chemists tend to think of the Table as an old friend– reliable and static, but that is not the whole story. Piqued your interest? Click on the title to sate your curiosity.
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The history of the world is joined at the hip to the elements comprising the periodic table. The rise and fall of geopolitical empires, the quest to colonize new lands, the ballerina of regional and global diplomacy, the relentless exploitation of the natural landscape, and the driving force of world commerce past, present, and future- and not to mention what's in your refrigerator, pantry, on your person, and in your garbage can- all have the same starting point- the periodic table.