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Introduce Gas Laws with a Lab! This lab has turned common demonstrations into a lab for the students to perform. Students decide which law applies by using the background information in the lab. Background supplies information on Boyle's, Charles's,
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No lecture first day into Bonding 30 minute Activity! A great way to build background knowledge before a lecture. Students read background, partner share or class summarize and then go to lab area and observe compounds and elements in test tubes
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Visualize Electron Domain Geometry vs. Molecular Geometry! Make it a complete lesson day by using the included worksheet and VSEPR chart. This Activity can be done on the first day of introducing the VSEPR chart for shapes. The VSEPR chart is
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First day introduction to Dimensional Analysis! A fun way to start dimensional analysis in a first year chemistry class! Starting Dimensional Analysis this way helps students form a great foundation for using dimensional analysis.
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Students create and classify the following: • homogeneous mixture • heterogeneous mixture • solution Students Design their own Lab Procedure using: • filter paper, funnel • wire gauze • hot plate Background provides notes on separation
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Throw paper wads into a trash can and apply new terminology! Designed to take only 15 minutes, it is a great way to get students up out of their seats. I use this activity to break up a day of learning significant figures and scientific notation. A
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This lab is a student favorite - a great day to have fun and build student relationships while reviewing states of matter and discussing a non-Newtonian substance. Included a warm-up/exit ticket for watching quick You Tube video's on cornstarch and
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Teach a couple of freezing point depression problems then follow with application in the lab! Students are surprised to see the temperature drop while the ice melts. A great teachable moment on colligative properties. PDF/Word Students: • Measure
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Relevancy and Nomenclature! A great way for students to make connections to everyday household items. A quick way to get students out of their seat and practice nomenclature. PDF/Word Students: • Write down active ingredient name • Give chemical
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Teach your students some properties of ionic and covalent compounds by testing 7 common household solids for solid conductivity, solution conductivity and solubility. PDF/Word Students: • Test Solubility of solid • Test Conductivity of solid
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Day 1 into Empirical Formulas and students can calculate the empirical formula of 6 commercial items. • Isopropyl alcohol • Boric acid • Root killer • Washing soda • Epsom salt • Household ammonia First day of empirical formula. • Teacher
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Two different student lab sheets. 1st year Honors Chem and 2nd year AP Chemistry. Students rotate to 12 different lab stations to determine: • Evidence – gas, precipitate, heat, light • Type- DR, SR, CC, IC, D, S • Class – Redox, Acid-Base,
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Students love this competition between lab groups to make the best air bag! The competition begins by challenging students to exactly fill a Zip-Loc bag. PDF /Word Students: • Balanced an equation • Use stoichiometry to determine reactant amounts •
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Introduce polymers by making Slime and Gluep! A great activity to introduce cross-linking, addition reactions and condensation reactions. PDF/Word Background: • Addition reactions and example • Condensation reactions and example • Cross-linking
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A series of lab activities to start the first 5-7 days in chemistry class! Test is included for assessment over all of the labs and procedures. Students: • Make a hypothesis • Determine Controls and Variables • Create their own Procedure and Data
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No Lecture Introduction to Nomenclature! A great way to set a "hook" to start students writing formulas and naming ionic compounds. PDF/Word Students: • Cut and Paste Squares to obtain a zero charge • Use number of pasted squares to write
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Students find the Empirical Formula of Epsom Salt. Minutes in set-up time! Two versions included for student differentiation. PDF/Word Students: • drive off water of hydration • calculate percent water • use percent water and given elemental
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Practice predicting products, writing balanced equations and stoichiometry while calculating percent yield of Chalk. This lab takes literally minutes to set up! Students will: • Predict products of a DR reaction • Write a balanced
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Penny Olympics: Glue silver, gold and copper penny onto index card. Students have a "make and take" which they love! This lab is great for discussing alloys. PDF and Word Students make: • A silver penny by coating zinc onto their penny • A gold
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12 Chemical Reaction Stations demonstrating IC, CC, DR, SR, D and S reactions! There are 2 forms of this lab for differentiation for struggling students in Regular or to use for students in Integrated Chemistry Physics. Students will: • List the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught AP Chemistry for 25 years, first year Chemistry Honors/Regular for 28 years and IB Chemistry for 5 years. I have presented numerous workshops through Chem Ed Conferences, Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Convention and the Indiana Alliance of Chemistry Teachers. I have presented workshops as an educational consultant in chemistry in Florida and Texas. In the last 3 years I have presented many workshops through the NMSI AP grant in Indiana. I have attended numerous week long workshops by the College Board, Flinn Scientific and the American Society of Materials. At school I have served as a Co-Chair for the School Improvement Committee, a Literacy Leader and as a Lead Chemistry Teacher. Why Teacher Friendly Chemistry? In my early years of teaching; labs were my most frustrating days. The textbook labs were long, difficult for the students to read and accomplish and often too long for the students to complete during the class time. That is why I started re-writing labs to become one page front and back, easy to read and understand; a background that students read and answer questions on before going back to the lab area. A lab that teaches specific information that would often be covered during a lecture. A lab that can be stored as a kit and quick to set up. A lab that is fast to grade and a lab that addresses student absences while holding students accountable for learning.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use backwards planning, lesson design and literacy strategies to guide my instruction. My students enjoy over 100 days in the lab area.I love a classroom that is fun, exciting, challenging and especially hands-on. Typical Day in Chemistry • Anticipatory set - demonstration, questions, etc • 10 minute mini-lecture input with guided practice • Individual practice as entrance ticket to the lab or lab activity • Exit Ticket which can be the lab quiz over the lab Lecture notes are sometimes given in the form of a foldable or in the form of creating a booklet.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2011 Ball State Alumni Woman of Achievement Award, 2009 Indiana PAEMST State Finalist, 2011 Chem Ed Presenter, 2009 Chem Ed Presenter, 2002 President Indiana Alliance of Chemistry Teachers, 2003 Indiana University Armstrong Educator Award, 2002 IPL Golden Apple Award, 2002 Prioject E Excellence in Education Finalist, 2002 Subaru National Teacher Award Finalist, M.S.D of Wayne Township Top 30 Teacher (15 years), M.S.D of Wayne Township Extra Mile Award Winner (4years), American Chemical Society, Indiana Alliance of Chemistry Teachers and Hoosier Association of Chemistry Teachers

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. - Secondary Education Chemistry M.A. - Secondary Science Education Teacher Leadership Academy Certification National Mathematics and Science Initiative AP Trainining (3yrs)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love teaching! My students learn by doing - it is a hands on chemistry class. I bring science experiments into teaching Sunday School and Children's Church as well as doing demonstrations for Church Camps. I have two adopted daughters, one from Guatemala and one from Tennessee and my children love coming into my classrooom to do science experiments on the weekend! My 11 year old daughter wants to be a scientist!

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