2012-10-06: SCALACS High School Chemistry Teacher Meeting

Saturday, October 6, 2012
SCALACS High School Chemistry Teacher Meeting
Occidental College
Bioscience Room 113
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Registration Opens 8:00 a.m.
Program 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch included)
Free parking on campus

2012 theme of National Chemistry Week is Nanoscale Science and Engineering

For many years the Occidental Chemistry Teachers Meeting was the premier place in Los Angeles for teachers to learn from teachers. Please consider coming and sharing your favorite lesson, demo, or trick with us. We are still accepting abstracts for possible presentations. Please contact the program chair, Michael Morgan at mmorgan-at-lausd-dot-net.

Some of the presentations featured will be:

“The Rocky Road to Chemistry: Using Rocks and Other Natural Products in Your Classroom” by Larry Walker, Calabasas High School

“Every Day Analogies” by Richard Erdman, Venice High School (Emeritus)

“Demonstration with a Theme” by Lanny Larsen and Larry Quimby, Bravo Medial Magnet

“Chemistry with Clickers, and other Innovative Ideas to Improve Understanding, Interest and Test Scores” by Ken Mukai, El Camino High School

“The New ACS High School Chemistry Guidelines” by Barbara Sitzman, Granada Hills Charter High School

“Educational Programs Offered by the American Chemical Society” by Michael Morgan, Bravo Medical Magnet

“Emodo and Other Technologies” by Caroline Morgan, Monroe High School

“25 Years of National Chemistry Week – A Really BIG, small Celebration” by Robert de Groot, ACS Southern California Local Section

And More!

To Register: Email Nancy Paradiso in the Section Office at office@scalacs.org or call 310 327-1216. Please include your name, school, phone number and email address.

Cost: There is a $25 cost for the program which includes lunch

Sponsored by SCALACS, Occidental College and
TOPS Program