As part of the year – long celebration of its 50th anniversary,
“Gold! Bounty, Economy, Ecology” was the theme of the
seminar-workshop conducted by the Philippine Association of
Chemistry Teachers, Inc., during this year’s Chemistry Week. More
than 60 chemistry teachers attended this event last 19 February
2011 at the FUSE Learning Center for Teachers, Pearl of the Orient
Bldg., Roxas Blvd., Ermita, Manila.
Engr. Edwin Domingo, Overall Director FAPSO, DENR who enti-
tled his talk “Where is the Gold?” and Engr. Gabriel Pamintuan, Se-
nior Lecturer, Department of Engineering, UP Diliman who talked
on “Protecting the Ecology” were the speakers in the morning ses-
sion. In the afternoon, faculty members from the Centro Escolar
University and the College of the Holy Spirit, Manila, facilitated the
workshop “Laboratory Activities on Metals” involving gold.
The PACT President, Dr. Myrna Rodriguez of UPLB and the Chair
of the Organizing Committee, Prof. Emmanuel V. Garcia of DLSU
led the association in this endeavor.