89th Canadian Chemistry Conference Abstracts

Chemical Education Division

Sunday AM

CE1CC-Mariner 3

Changes in Chemical Education: New Approaches for Labs and Lectures Based on Chemical Education Research

Organizer(s) - Patricia Laws
Chair(s) - Helen Graves-Smith

08:40 00049 Innovative Methods of Content Delivery in Chemistry Lancaster L., Lynch B.M.
09:00 00050 A Physically Intuitive Approach to Explain Thermodynamic Feasibility of Redox Reactions Using Single Electrode Potential Iyer S.
09:20 00051 Authentic/Alternative Assessment in Chemistry/Science Education 1: The Effect of the AutoQuiz on the Achievement of Science College Students Camacho M.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00052 Using Technology to Study and Develop Student Problem Solving Skills: e-Homework, Neural Networks and Cognitive Load Pienta‡ N.J.
10:40 00053 Chemistry Comes to K-7 Classrooms! Lavieri S.
11:00 00054 Learning Outcomes of an Experiment Presented in Two Different Modes Iyer S.
11:20 End of Session

11:25 Montreal Medal Lecture presented by Richard Puddephatt in CC-Port Royal C1

Sunday PM

CE1CC-Mariner 3

Changes in Chemical Education: New Approaches for Labs and Lectures Based on Chemical Education Research

Organizer(s) - Patricia Laws
Chair(s) - Katherine Darvesh

13:40 00204 The Internet, the Second Revolution in Education Kroto‡ H.
14:20 00205 Myths, Misconceptions, and Missed Connections in the Study of Quantum Concepts by Students in General Chemistry Hoffman M.Z., Dill D., Garik P., Golger A.
14:40 00206 National Diploma in Science: Laboratory Technician Training in New Zealand 2006 Shillington D.P.
15:00 End of Session

CE8CC-Mariner 3


Organizer(s) - Pippa Lock
Chair(s) - Leslie Barton

15:20 00207 Science Education for the Science Phobic - Targetting Elementary School Teachers MacKinnon C.D., Gottardo C., Hill M.-L.
15:40 00208 The "Annual Chemistry Workshops for Teachers": An Efficient Way of Bringing New Ideas into High School Classrooms Gauvin F.
16:00 00209 The National High School Chemistry Examination Revisited Barton L.
16:20 End of Session

Monday AM

CE3CC-Mariner 3

History of Chemistry

Organizer(s) - Mel Usselman
Chair(s) - Mel Usselman

09:00 00434 The Polariscope Enters the Laboratory, 1830s-1860s Laszlo‡ P.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00435 Precision, Accuracy, Error and Uncertainty: Metrology and Chemistry Graves Smith H.P.
10:20 00436 The Remarkable Chemical Discoveries of William Hyde Wollaston: Malleable Platinum, and New Platinum Group Metals Usselman M.C.
10:40 00437 Toluene and TNT in Canada Anderson H.J.
11:00 End of Session

Monday PM

CE5CC-Mariner 3

Teaching Safety in the New Era of Responsible Care(TM)

Organizer(s) - Margaret-Ann Armour
Chair(s) - Margaret-Ann Armour

13:10 Introductory Remarks
13:20 00555 How to Create a More Effective Lab Safety Program Kaufman‡ J.A.
14:00 00556 Using Action Research to Improve Science Safety in Alberta Schools Bauer‡ A.W.
14:40 00557 Undergraduate Laboratory Safety at Queen's University Mombourquette‡ M.J.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00558 Creating a New Culture of Safety in a Primarily Undergraduate Research University Etkin‡ N.
15:40 00559 Engaging Students in Labs and Lab Safety with the Use of Interactive Multimedia Lock‡ P.E.
16:00 00560 Safety Awareness in Teaching and Research Laboratories: A Graduate Perspective Norman‡ D.W., Armour M.-A.

17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

CE4CC-Mariner 3

Teaching Environmental and Green Chemistry (Joint with EN) (joint with EN6)

Organizer(s) - Colin Baird
Chair(s) - Colin Baird

08:20 00850 "Greening-Up" Organic Reactivity in the Undergraduate Laboratory: Aqueous Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons, Suzuki and Heck Reactions Dicks A.P.
08:40 00851 Solid-State Reactions in Undergraduate Organic Chemistry: Applying the Principles of Green Chemistry Abhyankar S.
09:00 00852 Greening the Chemistry Lecture Curriculum Cann‡ M.C.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00853 On the Use of Green Metrics in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Practicum to Assess Material Efficiencies of Organic Reactions Andraos J., Sayed M.
10:20 00854 Sustainability: Its Place in an Academic Curriculum vanLoon‡ G.W.
11:00 00855 Teaching Environmental Chemistry. Are Case Studies the Way to Go? Baird C.
11:20 End of Session

11:25 CIC Medal Lecture presented by Ronald Kluger in CC-Port Royal C1


Women in Chemistry

Organizer(s) - Geoff Rayner-Canham
Chair(s) - Doreen Churchill

08:00 00856 Problems Women in Chemistry Face around the World Nalley‡ E.A.
08:40 00857 Women in Science and Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities Moloney‡ C.R.
09:20 00858 Margaret Benston (1937-1991): A Tribute Gay‡ H., Balka‡ E.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00859 Pioneering British Women Chemists: Why So Many? Rayner-Canham‡ M.F., Rayner-Canham‡ G.W.
10:20 00860 Marguerite Perey - Marie Curie's Mentee Hayes‡ J.M., Perez‡ P.L.
10:40 00861 The History of African American Women Chemists Project Brown‡ J.E.
11:00 End of Session

11:25 CIC Medal Lecture presented by Ronald Kluger in CC-Port Royal C1

Tuesday PM

CE6CC-Mariner 3

The Future of Physical Chemistry Education (Joint with MT and PT) (joint with PT11)

Organizer(s) - Cynthia Goh
Chair(s) - Cynthia Goh

13:40 01030 The Teaching of Physical Chemistry: A Report from the 2006 Walter Harris Teaching Workshop Loppnow‡ G.R.
14:20 01031 Teaching Physical Chemistry as an Experimental Science Kruse‡ P.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 01032 Chiral Crystallization of Ethylenediamine Sulphate Koby L., Ningappa J., Dakessian M., Tao Y., Surprenant J., Cheung M., Xu W., Cuccia L.A.
15:40 01033 Integration of Synchrotron Experiments into the Physical Chemistry Curriculum Urquhart‡ S.G., Walker T.
16:00 01034 Building a Solar Cell Using Nanoparticles and Berries: A First Year Undergrad Physical Chemistry Lab Dhirani A.-A., Bailey M., Park J.B.
16:20 01035 Showing "Leaping Electrons" in the Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Laboratory. The Nitrogen-Laser Phosphorescence Decay Experiment Tanchak O.M., Yager K.G., Galley W. C., Wilczek-Vera G.
16:40 End of Session

CEPCC-Port Royal D,E


Organizer(s) - Katherine Darvesh
Chair(s) - Pippa Lock

From 16:40 until 18:40

16:40 01036 Investigating Light-Matter Interactions Using Economical Laboratory Built Spectrometers Kwan E., Ohorodnyk H., Miller I., Escorcia A., Dhirani A.-A.
16:40 End of Session

Wednesday AM

CE8CC-Mariner 3


Organizer(s) - Pippa Lock
Chair(s) - Pippa Lock

08:40 01280 An Organic Perspective on Teaching Carbohydrate Metabolism Johnson A.E.
CIC Chemical Education Award Lecture presented by Gordon Bates

Introduction of Gordon Bates by Margaret-Ann Armour

09:00 01281 Don't Be Afraid to Say "Yes" - You Can Make a Difference Bates‡ G.S.
09:40 Student Awards Reception and Student Chapters Presidents Meeting

Chair(s) - Anne Johnson

11:00 01282 Experiments with Concept Questions and a Low-Tech Classroom Response System Austen M.A.
11:20 01283 First Year - Then and Now - 40 Years On Peach M.E.
11:40 End of Session

Wednesday PM

CE6CC-Mariner 3

The Future of Physical Chemistry Education (Joint with MT and PT) (joint with PT11)

Organizer(s) - Cynthia Goh
Chair(s) - Andre Bandrauk

13:00 01409 Improving the Undergraduate Experience in Experimental Physical Chemistry Anderson D.J.
13:20 01410 Introducing the Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry to Undergraduate Chemistry Students Pearson J.K.
13:40 01411 Incorporating a Numerical Methods/Computer Applications Course in the Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Program Keefe C.D.
14:00 01412 Using Maple in Quantum Chemistry Workshops Parnis J.M.
14:20 01413 On the Solution of the Associated Legendre Equation Pye C.C.
14:40 01414 Team-Based Undergraduate Research: A Teaching Aid for Students, and a Research Aid for Faculty Anderson‡ D.J., Goh M.C.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 01415 Nanoscience in Physical Chemistry Walker‡ G.C.
15:40 01416 Teaching Physical Chemistry via Materials Science White M.A.
16:00 01417 Physical Chemistry with Anthropology: Thinking Outside the Box Martin R.R., Nelson A.J.
16:20 01418 Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Education in Canada: Current Status, Future Prospects Goh‡ M.C.
17:00 End of Session

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