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Carolyn Nichol

Assistant Research Professor in Chemistry

Publications

Nichol, C., Szymczyk, A., Hutchinson, J.S. Data First: Building Scientific Reasoning in AP Chemistry via the Concept Development Study Approach.  

Owens, C., Chow, A., Nichol, C. Nanotechnology Research Experience for Teachers Enhancing STEM Education.  American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) 2017

Chow, A., Owens, C., Nichol, C. Promoting STEM Education in Community College Students via Research.  American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) 2017

Diaconu, D., Radigan, J, Suskavcevic, M., Nichol, C. “A Multi-Year Study of the Impact of the Rice Model Professional Development on Elementary Teachers”, International Journal of Science Education, 34 (6), 855-877, 2012.

 

Cloonan, C. A., Andrews, J. A., Nichol, C. A., Hutchinson, J. S. A Simple System for Observing Dynamic Equilibrium via an Inquiry Based Laboratory or Demonstration.  J. Chem. Ed., 88 2011: 975-978

Bagaria, H., Dean, M., Nichol, C. A., Wong, M. Self-assembly and nanotechnology: real-time, hands-on, and safe experiments for K-12 students.  J. Chem. Ed., 88 2011: 609-614

Cloonan, C. A., Nichol, C. A., Hutchinson, J. S. Understanding Chemical Reaction Kinetics and Dquilibrium with Building Blocks.  J. Chem. Ed., 88 2011: 1400-1403

Nichol, C. A., Hutchinson, J. S. Professional Development for Teachers in Nanotechnology Using Distance Learning Technologies.  J. Nano. Ed., 2 2010: 37-47

  • M.S. Chemical Engineering (1990) University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (1992) University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Wiess School of Natural Sciences
  • Science Education and Science Policy
Email: cnichol@rice.edu
Phone: (713) 348-2672
Office: Herman Brown Hall, 032