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Green Chemistry: Innovation to Reduce Global Impacts (HighSchool)

Green Chemistry: Innovation to Reduce Global Impacts (HighSchool)

Sat, May 15 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presenters

  • Johanna Brown
  • Saskia Van Bergen

Description

Want to learn how to increase the sustainability of your high school lab and classroom while building your understanding of green chemistry? Saskia Van Bergen, a professional green chemist, and Johanna Brown, Pullman High School Chemistry teacher, will guide you through green replacement labs, lead demonstrations and have you work along at home. You'll be given time to work the investigations into your own curriculum and be able to communicate with your peers. 

Materials will be sent to you to follow along with the demonstrations.

3 STEM clock hours will be available to purchase from WSTA at the completion of the session.

Event Notes

Agenda:

 

Time

Activity Description

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome, Zoom tutorial for participants, work through technical issues

9:15 - 9:25

Green Chemistry in Action - Prepare to engage via Zoom chat box.

9:25 – 9:35 

Introductions

9:35 – 9:45

Overview of Green Chemistry

9:45 – 10:00

Examples of Green Chemistry, Examples of Careers

10:00 - 10:10

Introduction to Beyond Benign

10:10 - 10:35 

Equilibrium Lab - Butterfly tea, acid, and base , NGSS Connection, Career Connections 

10:35 - 10:45

Break 

10:45 -11:00

Exothermic/Endothermic Lab - Prepare to use Pixie Stick and Thermometer, NGSS Connection, Career Connections

11:00 - 11:25

Chemical Hazard Assessment Module - Prepare to complete a hazard assessment. 

11:25 - 11:35 

Blackberry Solar Cell Demonstration, NGSS Connection, Career Connections 

11:35 - 11:45

Dive into resources, meet in breakout rooms to discuss.

11:45 - 11:55

Group Report Out

11:55 - 12:00

Additional resources and information.

12:00

Clock hours, evaluation, farewell!



Location

NCESD Region
430 Old Station Road Wenatchee WA 98801

Dates

  • Sat, May 15 2021
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants prior to the event.

Registration

Event # 112211

Price
$5.00
Registered
16 / 30
Registration Ends
Friday May 14, 2021 11:59 PM
Registration is now closed.