Chemistry

Encouraging Diversity, Inclusion and Recognizing Bias and How it Shapes the STEM Curriculum

In this workshop join educators Jenny Shen and Caroline Doherty for a discussion on how to recognize implicit bias and use it as a lens to frame STEM teaching practices.

Energy, Bonds, and Avoiding Misconceptions in the STEM Classroom

Continuing our popular energy-themed workshops, this workshop explores an energy analysis of mechanical, electrical, and chemical bonds to discover where energy is really stored.

Got Energy? – Telling the Energy Story in Biology

A continuation of our engaging discussion on energy and bonds, this workshop will look specifically into where energy is stored and transferred (how energy is “used”) within the context of biological systems.

From Atoms to Ions: Cultivating Evidence-Based Thinking in the STEM Classroom

This workshop will explore different approaches to evidence-based thinking and the process of scientific inquiry.

Chemistry 1 Modeling

Come learn a fantastic approach known as Modeling InstructionTM and how it can help improve and deepen your students’ understanding of crucial chemistry concepts.

“Can we have a group test?” Designing collaborative, active, alternative assessments for physics and chemistry classes

Led by​: Kelly O’Shea The Next Generation Science Standards require that students construct explanations and design solutions using scientific practices. Lab practicums are an engaging and effective way for students to demonstrate their understanding. At the same time, students often learn and work in groups, and scientists also work in teams. How can we design assessments