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Tuesday, August 5 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
S3: Engaging Students in Organic Chemistry: Class and Lab Activities Emphasis

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This symposium includes presentations of a variety of methods for engaging students in organic chemistry. These could range from individual creative activities to year-long methods of teaching using new pedagogies and anything in between. 

Presider: Barbara Murray, University of Redlands

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Introduction (9:30 am to 9:35 am)
P406: Soft baits to window clings: An activity/demonstration to help students better understand polymers and plasticizers (9:35 am to 9:55 am)
P407: Incorporation of Polymeric Materials to Enhance the Interest and Learning in the First Organic Chemistry Course (9:55 am to 10:15 am)
P408: Survey of industrial organic chemists: Curricular needs of B.S. chemists (10:15 am to 10:35 am)
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Break (10:55 am to 11:10 am)
P410: Thumbs up, thumbs down: Predicting electrocyclic reaction stereochemistry (11:10 am to 11:30 am)
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Barbara Murray

Director of the Center for Science and Mathematics, University of Redlands
I have been teaching Organic Chemistry for 30 years. About 10 years ago I converted to POGIL and have continued doing group work because I think it is the best way for students to learn.

Tuesday August 5, 2014 9:30am - 12:30pm EDT
LMH 176