This work was funded by
an Eisenhower Title II grant for K-8 Science Teachers' Institute from the
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning to Millsaps College.
these scientific explorations have been designed and tested as part of
the Science Teachers' Institute in the summer of 1999 at Millsaps
College in Jackson, Mississippi.
About the Author
serves as the Director of the Science Teachers' Institute at Millsaps
College which is now in it's third year. In addition, she has been
Director of the Master Teacher Program from its beginning in 1993
as well as Director of the Summer Research Institute in Biology and
Chemistry which began in 1989. Dr. Whitfield is an Assistant
Professor of Chemistry. She received the B.S. with Honors in Chemistry
from Millsaps College and the Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University
in Baton Rouge. Currently serving as the Councilor of the Mississippi
Section of the American Chemical Society. she has been both Chair of the
Mississippi Section of ACS and the Science Education Division of the Mississippi
Academy of Science. She was elected to the Board of Directors of
the Mississippi Academy of Science in the Spring of 1999.
Copyright 1999 by Johnnie-Marie
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