Virginia Association of Science Teachers

VAST Chemistry Page! 

Welcome to the VAST Chemistry webpage

It has been over a year since this page was launched.  It is my plan to develop this page so it can be a source of information for Chemistry teachers.

The 2018 VAST PDI in Williamsburg, Virginia was a huge success and I am glad to report that there has been an increase in the number Chemistry presentations.  Again thank you to all the Chemistry presenters and to everyone who attended these presentations.  I hope to see even more of you presenting next year when we meet in Roanoke, VA.

If you look in the lower right hand corner of this page you will see that I have posted the pdf version of my presentations for the 2017 PDI.  I am working on posting the PDF version from all the Chemistry presenters to this website for easy access for all.  

 Keep checking back for regular updates.

Stephanie Harry

VAST, Chemistry Content Chair

2018 Chemistry VAST PDI Presentations

!.   My Smorgasbord of Chemistry Ideas by Stephanie Harry -My Smogasboard Chemistry.pdf

2.  Laboratory Safety Equipment and Tecniques by Stephanie Harry - Laboratory Safety and Equipment..pdf

3.  Fun Chemistry Labs and Projects by Paula E. Irwin -vastpdichemistrylabprojectactivitysessionmaterials.zip, revastpdichemistrylabprojectactivitysessionmaterial.zip, revastpdichemistrylabprojectactivitysessionmaterial (1).zip, revastpdichemistrylabprojectactivitysessionmaterial (2).zip

4.  Modeling Method for Chemistry by Leslie Kovach - Materials and Presentation for the VAST 2018 PDI.pdf

Chemistry Opportunities

*ACS-Hach Professional Development grant is accepting applications until January 4, 2019. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/hachprograms/acs-hach-professional-development-grant.html

*ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grant 2019 Application Cycle February 1 - April 15, 2019 https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants/hachhighschool.html

*National Museum of African American History and Culture STEM Master Teacher Fellowship has extended it application due date to December 31, 2018 https://nmaahc.si.edu/stem-master-teacher-program

*Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is accepting nominations for 2018 -2019 7th -12th STEM teachers until March 1, 2019.  Application deadline May 1, 2019. https://www.paemst.org/

Links

American Chemical Society(ACS) https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en.html

American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) http://teachchemistry.org

2017 Chemistry PDI Presentations

Is it Ionic or Covalent .pdf by Stephanie Harry

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