Presenter: Scott Donnelly

Arizona Western College, Dept Chemistry, Arizona, United States

Session: “What’s all the stink about cow farts and other musings: Chemistry relevancy in the classroom”

Monday, July 24, 2023 – SSC 1511 – 9:30 – 10:15 AM

Chemistry, it seems, suffers an identity crisis with the general public. This presentation describes classroom activities that show the relevancy of chemistry to environmental policy and society.

Session: “I know about active learning but how do I actually do it in the classroom?”

Tuesday, July 25, 2023 – SSC 1504 – 3:30 – 5:15 PM

This workshop addresses active learning teaching pedagogies and how to use them in general chemistry 1 and organic chemistry 1. Teaching strategies include Think-Pair-Share, Jigsaw, and others.

Session: “The Grocery Store as Chemistry Educator”

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 – MACN 105 – 8:30 – 11:15 AM

Grocery stores are chemical warehouses. This presentation looks at how food labels and packaging advertisements can be used to teach seminal chemistry topics in general and organic chemistry.

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