The average person knows about climate change but most likely doesn’t understand the effect it is having across the globe. Join Dr. Jerry Bell and Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri as they discuss the ACS Climate Science Toolkit and cover the fundamental science to help you understand and communicate climate science.
What You Will Learn
- Evidence for the Earth’s changing climate
- Origin, structure, and use of the ACS Climate Science Toolkit
- A pictorial explanation for sharing how climate change relates to the greenhouse effect
- How ocean chemistry and other properties are changing
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Experts
Dr. Jerry Bell is Chair of the ACS Presidential Climate Science Working Group and has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Harvard. His professional focus is on hands-on approaches to teaching and learning, developing new laboratory materials, advocating for small-scale instructional laboratory techniques, and committing to the use of lecture experiments as an effective method for communicating chemistry; all of which are exemplified in the ACS textbook, “Chemistry,” for which he was Chief Editor.
Dr. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri is the 2012 President of the American Chemical Society, the William T. Evjue Distinguished Chair for the Wisconsin Idea at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and former assistant director of the National Science Foundation for Science and Engineering Education. He also founded and directs the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy. Dr. Shakhashiri’s scholarly publications include the multi-volume series, Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry. The Encyclopedia Britannica cites him as the “dean of lecture demonstrators in America.”
The Fine Print
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