Mr. Clauset Gives Presentation at National Gifted Conference in Charlotte, NC
NAGCsymbolMr. C. traveled to Charlotte this past weekend (Nov. 3-4-5) to give a presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children Conference. His session was titled, "An Inquiry Approach to Science Instruction for the Highly Gifted Middle School Student."

With a cooler of dry ice that he had brought to the session, Mr. C. introduced workshop participants to a series of fun activities involving the mysterious properties of frozen carbon dioxide. Film canisters exploded, balloons inflated, candles were snuffed out, beakers erupted with fog, and mountains of bubbles cascaded out of containers. Key questions were: 1) Why is it happening? and 2) What does this tell us about carbon dioxide? Workshop participants thought the workshop was excellent and were curious as well about other great 7th grade HAG projects and labs including bottle rockets, balloon poppers, the Florida Keys trip, and end-of-the-year Multi-Media projects.
05 Nov 2006 by
11 comments

by Ronnie @ 05 Nov 2006 10:28 pm
Yay for Mr. C!

by Jenna @ 06 Nov 2006 10:10 pm
YAY MR.C

by Katy @ 07 Nov 2006 11:14 am
YAY!Go Mr. C ! smile Did they give any Harvard answers? I loved the bubbles! smile

by =^_^= Kitty KJ @ 07 Nov 2006 05:23 pm
third person, eh?

by chris @ 10 Nov 2006 02:44 pm
that presentation sounds oddly familiar...
sounds like you had fun MrC laughing

by Caroline @ 11 Nov 2006 07:04 pm
Yay for Mr. C! We have so much fun the way you teach! smile

by Nameless @ 12 Nov 2006 11:08 am
It's SUNDAY!!!

by Hammy @ 12 Nov 2006 05:30 pm
did anything blow up?!?! did anybody touch the dry ice?!?! i hope they had as much fun as we did!!!!! anyways, congrats!

by Vipul @ 12 Nov 2006 07:28 pm
YAY MrC!!! laughing

by Davidude @ 13 Nov 2006 03:59 pm
Go Mr. C!!!!!!!! I cant wait till the Florida Keyys trip. We will get to go snorkling! laughing laughing

by Little Garrl @ 13 Nov 2006 09:45 pm
~IF~
we go. better start selling.

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