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by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:59

Free Webinar for all AMTA members!

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:49

This webinar will discuss how to approach teaching stoichiometry problems using a table set-up (commonly referred to as Before, Change, After tables) to make the process visually appealing and more intuitive for students. The process emphasizes proportional reasoning and explicitly connects the calculations to the particulate nature of matter.

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:33

A unique professional development opportunity for STEM teachers from Indiana and Alabama.

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:58

The NGSS calls for the use of the engineering design process in science classrooms K12. Let’s discuss what this means for the modeling classroom. Bring your ideas about how and when to integrate the engineering design process and engineering projects into your classroom. Free Webinar for all AMTA members!

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:40

Register now to attend the AACT webinar on January 25 at 7:00 EST. This webinar will introduce demonstrations you can use when they first learn the material, or as they prepare for the AP test. You'll be provided with demonstration questions that can be scaled up or down depending on the level of chemistry that you teach.

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Hal Harris
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:35

The untold story of the women who helped win World War II by separating the atomic bomb isotopes.

Recent activity: 1 year 11 months ago
by Hal Harris
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 15:21

CRISPR and gene drive technology have the potential alter the biology of life on earth, and possibly control some of the most destructive human diseases.

Recent activity: 1 year 11 months ago
by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Fri, 12/23/2016 - 10:47

The American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) is an international, professional community comprised of over 2800 passionate, innovative, and connected educators. Members include high school and university level STEM educators, educational research professionals, as well as pre-service and retired teachers.

Recent activity: 1 year 11 months ago
by Lowell Thomson
Tue, 12/20/2016 - 21:00

In this "Pick" I'll briefly describe how I use the ChemDraw iPad App for creating structures for my teaching. I also provide a link to a tutorial where I share some tips on how to get started using ChemDraw on your iPad.

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Recent activity: 1 year 1 month ago
by Deanna Cullen
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:32

High school chemistry teachers in U.S. and U.S. territories can apply for a Hach Professional Development grant to fund up to $1500 of expenses. Applications will be accepted through January 4th. Qualified expenses include registration, travel, tuition, books/resources and substitute teacher pay. Activities must be completed by August 31, 2017.

Recent activity: 2 years 3 days ago