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A newsletter of the ACS Education Division
March 2019 
 Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW)

During 2019's International Year of the Periodic Table, CCEW will be celebrated April 21-27 with the theme, "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." The CCEW 2019 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources are now available.

Upcoming Events
News & Announcements
ACS and chemical societies around the world will be celebrating throughout the year. IYPT celebrations will include contests, technical programming, themed gifts and giveaways, public engagement campaigns, and more.
Provides financial support for  professionals in the chemistry field, new to teaching as a career, to obtain a master's degree in education or teacher certification in chemistry.
Apply by April 1
Provides financial support for chemistry graduates with limited work experience to obtain a masters degree in education or teacher certification in chemistry. 
Apply by April 1
Request up to $1,500 in grant funds to help enhance your class! Grant funds can be used to cover basic classroom or laboratory needs as well as support innovative ideas in chemistry education. 
Apply by April 14

The application deadline is coming up soon for the New Faculty Workshop in Pasadena, CA, June 27-29 - don't miss out! The workshop has a strong focus on how to develop and implement active learning techniques in the classroom. Other workshop subjects include integrating teaching and research, student mentoring, time management, and laboratory safety. Applications are due March 30; for more information and to start your application, visit the New Faculty Workshops website.

The American Association of Chemistry Teachers have created two new unit plans that each highlight high school teaching resources to reinforce topics in the chemistry curriculum:

Use the code BESTOFCM to receive 20% off The Best of ChemMatters: Connecting Science and Literacy. This book is the perfect tool to help science teachers connect STEM content, scientific literacy, and reading comprehension.
Check-out the latest issue of Chemistry Solutions from the American Association of Chemistry Teachers. Inside you'll find easy to use and implement resources for K-12 science educators. 

Is there a connection between music and chemistry? Don't miss the Music and Chemistry in Education Workshop on April 1st at the Hilton Orlando in Lake Eola A/B  to learn about the many chemical concepts that are rooted in patterns, such as the periodic table of elements!

Books, Movies, and Chemistry
Head to Hollywood without leaving the classroom. Learn chemistry with movies and fiction! 
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chemistry activities
Articles of Interest
Bee-lieve it or not. Nothing fishy here 
Chemical & Engineering News
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Inspirational Thought

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

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