Northeast Wisconsin Chemistry Sharing Website

2011 - 2012 Meeting Schedule and Topics


Saturday, Oct 8

10 am - 1 pm

Host contact Barb@paperdiscoverycenter.org

Nano-technology at the Paper Discovery Center

Presentations about Nano-technology research and applications given by (see links page on this wiki, left side menu option, to see presentations)
maryuri.roca@Lawrence.edu - Visiting Professor Maryuri Roca from Lawrence University
gtschueneman@fs.fed.us - Dr. Greg Schueneman from the Forest Products Lab in Madison
The group was joined by
aegreenb@engr.wisc.edu - Dr. Andrew Greenberg from UW Madison engineering department and outreach.
He is the coordinator of outreach efforts, which include opportunities for teachers (RET) and Undergraduates (REU) to gain research experience during the summer. The program includes research being done in Nanotechnology. Attendees quality for a stipend.
http://ice.chem.wisc.edu/index.html - for more details

TENTATIVE ADDITIONAL MEETINGS - Stay tuned
December – Online HW and Course Management (Moodle) – Al will organize this at FVL.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Host contact Pat Hallquist

Biodigester at UWO


April – HS/College Retreat – a grant to ACS to bring together chem teachers and faculty to discuss topics such as assessment for conceptual understanding, common core standards, writing good assessment questions, lab skills, communication/lab report writing…

2010 - 2011 Meeting Schedule


Thursday, November 4, 2010

° 5:00-7:00 PM, Presto, Appleton, WI
° Host Contact: ahess@fvlhs.org - Al Hess
° Topic: Plant Tour

Saturday, December 4, 2010

° 9:00-11:00 AM, Kimberly HS, Kimberly, WI, Room 2065, park in student lot and follow signs
° Host: Dean Simon
° Contact: pezzikara@aasd.k12.wi.us - Kara Pezzi
° Topic: Using Demonstrations to Teach Chemical Concepts

Saturday, February 12, 2011

° 9:00-11:00 AM, Appleton East High School, Appleton, WI, Room 3122, park in John Street Lot
° Host Contact: pezzikara@aasd.k12.wi.us - Kara Pezzi
° Topic: Inquiry in Chemistry

April, 2011 TBD

° TBD
° Host Contact: Pat Hallquist
° Topic: High School-College Chemistry Connections