USI hosting off-site educational workshops

The Midland Section of the ACS is sponsoring science education programs as part of their Central Regional Meeting (CERM). Some of the educational workshops will be offered “live” at the University of Southern Indiana. A listing of the workshops is given below. Anyone in the Evansville area working in K-12 education is invited to attend. However, you will need to register at: The deadline for registration is May 22.

Sessions and lab activities available at USI include:

  • Using Pennies to Explain the Chemistry of the Flint Water Crisis – June 6, 11:15-12:15
  • Toxicology for Chemists – June 6, 10:45 – 12:15 pm (Grades 12-16)
  • STEM on a Budget – June 7, 9:15-11:15 am (Grades K-5)
  • Sink or Float: Understanding Density – June 7, 1:00-3:00 pm (Grades K-8)
  • Safety in the Undergraduate Classroom – June 7, 2-5 pm
  • Melanie Cooper : “CLUE”– Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything – June 8, 8-9 am
  • Beyond Benign (Green Chemistry): Sustainable Innovations Lab – June 8, 9-12:00 pm (Grades K-12)
  • Green Chemistry is Safe Chemistry in the High School Lab – June 8, 1:00-4:00pm (Grades 6-12)