• Derrick C. Wood- Chemistry

          

    Email Address: woodd@tesd.net

    "There is nothing in the world that isn't Chemistry...and that's what makes this so exciting!"
    -D.Wood

    dwood at arecibo

     
     
     
     
     
           
      
    Education
    Undergraduate: B.A. Chemistry Magna Cum Laude, Drew University
    Graduate: Master of Chemistry Education, University of Pennsylvania 
                           Master of Education with Leadership emphasis, Cabrini College 
      
    Courses Taught
    AP Chemistry 2, AP Chemistry 1, Honors Chemistry, Accelerated Chemistry, Academic Chemistry, Chemistry Independent Study, Science Olympiad
     
    Clubs / Extracurricular Activities

    Awards
    2015 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math & Science Teaching
    2015 American Chemical Society Mid-Atlantic Region Award for Excellence in Pre-College Chemistry Teaching
    2013 State Finalist-Presidential Award for Excellence in Math & Science Teaching
    2013 American Chemical Society Philadelphia Region Award for Excellence in Pre-College Science Teaching
    2010 Christopher Columbus Foundation Life Sciences Educator Award
     
    Personal Interests / Hobbies
    Ice-fishing, US Cavalry Horseback Riding, Golf, Outdoor Sports, Traveling, Photography
     
    Books Published 
     
    Professional Presentations
    2010 NSTA National Convention - "Integrating Case Studies into High School Chemistry Labs"
    2008 ACS National Convention - "Long-Term Case-Studies: An Innovative Approach to High School Chemistry Labs"
    2007 NSTA National Convention - "Long-Term Case-Studies: An Innovative Approach to High School Chemistry Labs"
    2005 ACS Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting - "Headspace SDME Using a Single Solvent: An Application to Residual Solvents Analysis"
     
    Other Publications
    2008 Journal of Chemical Education. "Using Single Drop Microextraction for Headspace Analysis with Gas Chromatography"
    2004 LC/GC Magazine. "Headspace Liquid Microextraction"
    2003 New Jersey English Journal. "Using Subject Area Autobiographies Across the Curriculum"
     
     
     
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Last Modified on December 16, 2016