|Kathleen Rocklein, M.A.|
|Director, Chemistry Teaching Laboratory|
M.A. Liberal Arts, Stony Brook University
Kathy Rocklein is an instructor for the Chemistry Teaching Laboratory. For thirty four years, she taught all levels of chemistry at Ward Melville High School. While at Ward Melville, she was a teacher mentor, ran Peer Review Sessions, held monthly workshops for new secondary teachers, and coached the Science Olympiad Team. She is a member of the New York State Biology and Chemistry Professional Development Network. This organization learns the latest teaching techniques and performs workshops to teach these new methods to educators throughout the state.
December 4: Astronomy Open Night - "Supermassive black holes: the most powerful and ancient objects in the University" (Dr. Takamitsu Tanaka)
December 11: Physics Open Night - "Chirality: from ancient Egypt to tomorrow's technologies" (Dr. Dmitri Kharzeev)