Undergraduate Chemistry EducationBoard on Chemical Sciences and Technology
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418
The National Academies' Chemical Science Roundtable is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC on Undergraduate Chemistry Education with a focus on identifying potential drivers for change, barriers to curricular modifications, and new results from large-scale innovations with special emphasis on those that are transferable, widely applicable, and/or proven successful.
This workshop will be held immediately after the Innovation Forum & Annual Meeting of the Council for Chemical Research (CCR), and a free shuttle will run from the Renaissance hotel in Arlington, VA to the NAS headquarters in Washington, DC.
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Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event
Chemistry coursework is part of many undergraduate degree programs, from pre-medicine to environmental science, and from biology to chemical engineering -- making effective science education an important topic to the chemistry community. Now, new Medical College Admission Test requirements may change the way chemistry is taught to pre-med students, driving a surge of interest in undergraduate chemistry education. The National Research Council'... More >>