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Vinothini Balasubramanian

Job Title:

Science Teacher

Department:

Science

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext. 

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Started at O'Dowd:

2022

Degrees: 

Ph.D in Materials Chemistry, University of South Dakota, Vermillion
M.S in Chemistry, University of South Dakota, Vermillion
M.S in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, India
B.S in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, India

Originally from:

India

Why I Teach:

I love to simplify the complex concepts of Science and teach the fun and interesting aspect of the subject.

Most powerful teaching technique:

Connect what we study/teach/learn with everyday life and how to apply

Why are the subjects you teach important?:

I believe science can solve numerous mysteries in the world and almost everything can be explained by science.

Favorite quotes:

"Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.- Swami Vivekanada
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit." - Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Favorite trivia:

Recommended visual media:

Recommended reads:

Master of the game by Sidney Sheldon, Becoming by Michelle Obama

Hobbies or outside interests:

Traveling, Spending time with family, Cooking, Reading, Music