Friday, October 17, 2008

BHS Hosts Connections to Chemistry

Dr. Nassiff hosted the Connections to Chemistry Conference at BHS
For the ninth straight year, Burlington High served as the host for the American Chemical Society's annual Connections to Chemistry event. Planned in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the program has found a home in Burlington thanks to the efforts of our Science Department Head Dr. Peter Nassiff. Yesterday's event brought teachers and professors from over 55 schools in Massachusett, Maine, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.
The keynote speaker was Dr. Thomas H. Lane Director, Global Science and Technology Outreach and Senior Research Scientist, Dow Corning Corporation
Worskhop presenters and topics included:
Nicole Clark from Hallmark Health
William Hebard a Forensic Chemist from the Mass. State Police Crime Lab
Patrick Drane, Assistant Director of the Baseball Research Center at UMass Lowell
Liana Lamont, Assistant Editor at the Journal of Chemical Education

Nametags were prepared for the more than 55 chemistry instructors from all over New England

1 comment:

  1. This was an outstanding event! I would like thank the organizers and teachers who participated - the energy was contagious! Remember - be proud to be a chemist because we improve people's lives.


    Thomas H. Lane
    2009 President ACS