Past Event

Undergraduate Chemistry Education

May 22, 2013 - May 23, 2013

Location: 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.

Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event

Undergraduate Chemistry Education (2014)

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 >>