Chemistry

Shocking! Electrostatics on a Budget

Led by Zhanna Glazenburg and Steve Lance From NYS Regent to AP Physics and AP Chem, charge and charging are integral to most Physics and Chemistry curricula. A lot of formal activities are written to help students conceptualize the ideas of charge and charging require equipment such as Van de Graaff generator, electroscopes, Leyden jars

Energy is Energy: A two-part Workshop on a Consistent Approach in Bio, Chem, and Physics

Led by Mark Schober & Donghong Sun Students often struggle with understanding energy and comprehending its crucial role in all science disciplines. This workshop will show you how to build a consistent model for energy across bio, chem, and physics. You will explore key methods to help students understand how energy, a key cross-cutting concept

Explore with Vernier

Join us in the Vernier laboratory for a three-hour exploration of the latest and greatest in probeware and data-collection technology, including our new Go Direct™ wireless sensors.

DRUGS AND YOU: MODELING THE NEUROSCIENCE OF DRUG ADDICTION

Workshop Leader: Lavonne Hunter Curious about the science behind drug addiction? Wanting to learn how to model this fascinating and convoluted topic to your students in a way that will provide a clearer and deeper understanding?  This workshop is designed to provide new insights into the exponentially growing field of neuroscience. Interested and brave educators

Modeling Instruction™ in High School Chemistry I

Workshop Leaders: Donghong Sun and Rachel Ward. Come learn a fantastic approach known as Modeling Instruction™ and how it can help improve and deepen your students’ understanding of crucial chemistry concepts. This workshop will immerse you in Modeling Instruction™ so that you can develop the skills necessary to implement this student-centered, research-informed, standards-based curricular approach with your students.

Energy is Energy: A two-part Workshop on a Consistent Approach in Bio, Chem, and Physics

Students often struggle with understanding energy and comprehending its crucial role in all science disciplines. This workshop will show you how to build a consistent model for energy across bio, chem, and physics. You will explore key methods to help students understand how energy, a key cross-cutting concept in the Next Generation Science Standards, can