ACS Spring 2010 National Meeting & Exposition
Sunday, March 21- Thursday, March 25, 2010
San Francisco, CA


Tuesday, March 23
Communicating Chemistry: Demonstrations in the Classroom and Beyond

CHED Symposium

Parc 55, Divisadero Room

MORNING SESSION, 8:30 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
"On chemistry demonstrations and experiments everywhere: What, why and how"
Bassam Z. Shakhashiri
"Charismatic public displays of science"
Theodore Gray
"Power of a failed demonstration"
Richard Zare
"What happens after the demo: Using a lecture demonstration
to increase student understanding"

Bonnie Bloom
"Color -- What you see may not be what you got"
Rodney Schreiner
AFTERNOON SESSION, 1:30 - 4:25 p.m.
"Demonstrations from the classroom to the David Letterman Show"
Lee Marek
"Get the audience involved to get the most from your lecture experiments"
Jerry Bell
"From aah to aha: Using demonstrations to guide students from
careful observation to thoughtful explanation of chemical phenomena"

Kathryn Wagner
"Ammonia fountain demo: Far more than meets the eye!"
Ron Perkins