Teacher/Student Links, Reference Materials, & Conferences
Links for Chemistry Teachers and Their Students
Annual Merck State Science Day, sponsored by the New Jersey Science Teachers Association and the Merck Institute for Science Education.
New Jersey Chemistry Olympics . This student competition is sponsored by NJACS, NJACS-TA, and NJIT. This year the event is held in May. Check the NJCO website for registration information and competition guidelines.
Chemagination. Students imagine they are living 25 years in the future and have been invited to write an article for ChemMatters, a magazine for high school students that focuses on the role of chemistry in everyday life.
Project SEED trains minorities and underprivileged high school students to do summer research projects under the direction of professional scientists.
Virtual Chemistry Club Chemistry information and activities for high school students.
Reference Materials for Teachers
Science Bookmarks. Bettyann Howson has created an extensive collection of science bookmarks that can be quite valuable to all science teachers and students. They are in the form of a Netscape Bookmark files. Contact to request a complimentary copy.
Journal of Chemical Education. A source for teaching strategies, labs, and current literature on chemical education research.
NSTA The National Science Teachers Association is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA publishes The Science Teacher magazine.
NJSTA Provides legislative contacts, an event schedule, lesson plans, and newsletter archive.