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Chemistry [clear filter]
Saturday, March 2
 

12:00pm

Defining Temperature
This session will attempt to challenge your conceptual understanding of what temperature is. We will look at some simple experiments involving temperature and analyze at the particulate level. We will also push for concepts such as heat, sensation and specific heat capacity where simple definitions of temperature can restrict learning.

Presenters
avatar for Scott Milam

Scott Milam

Plymouth High School
I teach IB Chemistry HL and Chemistry at Plymouth High School. I use modeling pedagogy and curriculum along with standards based grading.


Saturday March 2, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Fine Arts Room

1:00pm

Cool demonstrations for young science students without breaking the bank.
Cool Demonstrations for young science classes. Several demos that are sure to inspire and engage young minds. No need to buy expensive equipment. These phenomena are tried and true, easy to do and won't cost much. Looking for phenomena but don't want to where to start? I'll bring easy to do, easy to extract meaningful demos for you to use.

Presenters
avatar for Mark Sheler

Mark Sheler

Sandusky Jr Sr High School
High School Physics, Biology, Anatomy, Chemistry and Earth Science, Baker College of Education



Saturday March 2, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Pearl Room

1:00pm

Stop Creating Lesson Plans: Start Creating Learning Experiences
Engage your students to think and act like scientists. Be the teacher that transforms everyday lesson plans into authentic, memorable learning experiences with inquiry-focused instruction. Come with a willingness to inspire learning; leave with strategies and tools to make it happen.

Presenters
avatar for Dawn McCotter

Dawn McCotter

Teacher Programs Manager, Van Andel Education Institute
Dawn devoted over 12 years to teaching science at Grand Haven High School with multiple classes including Earth Science, Physics, Astronomy, and Project Science. During her tenure, Dawn had the opportunity to work with diverse learners, from various academic and personal backgrounds... Read More →


Saturday March 2, 2019 1:00pm - 2:45pm
Emerald B