“Energy: Now and Forever!”—National Chemistry Week Resources
for Middle and High School Science
This web seminar took place on September 19, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern
daylight time. The presenters were Erica Jacobsen
and Tracy Halmi. In this program Ms. Jacobsen and Ms.
Halmi shared resources for celebrating National Chemistry Week (NCW), October 20-26,
View the web seminar archive.
The presenters discussed a variety of ways to engage students with the theme for
2013, "Energy: Now and Forever!" Ms. Jacobsen began the web seminar by providing
details on a hands-on lesson that teaches students about electrolysis of water.
Ms. Halmi then talked about the history of NCW and showed how to access online tools
for coordinating events and activities. Participants learned about several more
lessons related to the theme of energy, including a biodiesel investigation and
a pizza box solar oven project. Participating educators also discovered ideas for
involving families and the community in NCW.
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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificate area in the NSTA Learning Center
for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:
- "I plan on using some of what I learned immediately! The resources are invaluable.
The presenters were awesome!"
- "Any time that I can come away with activities that I can use with my students is
wonderful. I love the practical nature of this webinar."
Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions,
and a job well done!
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