2023 Atlanta National Conference

March 22-25, 2023

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FILTERS APPLIED:PreK - 5, Hands-On Workshop, No Strand, Chemistry


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Free lesson plans in chemistry for grades K-5 from the American Chemical Society’s online resource inquiryinaction.org

Friday, March 24 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Georgia World Congress Center - A411

STRAND: No Strand

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Teachers participate in hands-on lessons for Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, and 5th Grade from the free online resource inquiryinaction.org. Teachers investigate the questions: What makes it rain, are M&Ms or Skittles better dissolvers, and does baking soda or baking powder bubble the most with vinegar.

Teachers will practice using grade-appropriate explanations of atoms and molecules to help students better understand the causes of the phenomena they observe.

James Kessler (American Chemical Society: Washington, DC)

High School Share-a-thon

Saturday, March 25 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Georgia World Congress Center - A411

STRAND: No Strand

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Engage in a variety of activities, collect information and resources, and network with high school-level leaders. Discover new ideas and materials that you can use next week.

The participants will network with other high school-level science educators and leaders to discover and engage in activities that will expand their knowledge and be usable in all aspects of their work.

What a Way with Water

Saturday, March 25 • 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Georgia World Congress Center - B208

STRAND: Teaching Strategies and Classroom Practice

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Learn how to teach your students about water using hands-on investigations. Activities include manipulating a drop of water to examine its characteristics, increasing science literacy using primary source analysis, and concentrating pond water for viewing organisms with a microscope.

This workshop provides teachers with hands on ideas exploring properties of water. They learn a simple method for concentrating pond water to make finding organisms with a microscope much easier. Chemistry of water will be presented to strengthen your foundation of understanding.

Beth Burch (Biology Professor and Lab Manager: Lake Wales, FL), Laurie Boulden (Warner University: Lake Wales, FL)

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