International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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YIC Celebrates IYC

Activity by Jagadeesh Ellil   |   added on Feb 04, 2011   |   Saudi Arabia Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Yanbu Industrial College, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Poster presentation on the development of Chemistry, Video shows on life and work of eminent chemists, Exhibitions of chemical equipment, Fun and wonder generating experiments.

 I would like this IYC celebrations to pave the way for organizing video shows on the life and discovery of great chemists/scientists of the past, Nobel laureates and eminent chemistry professors, Exhibitions of amazing chemistry experiments generating inquistiveness and fun and demonstration of various sophisticated chemical equipment and their capabilities.

The List of activities are given below.

1. Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Exhibition.( with  Student participation,  in the month of  April ) 

     Elements and their spectra and applications.

      Electrochemical reactions and applications

      Gases and their reactions.

      Acids, Bases, indicators and some fun experiments.

      Chemical equilibrium and oscillating reactions.

      Colourful reactions

       Analytical experiments and applications.

2. Seminars on recent advances in Chemistry ( By faculty members) ( Monthly)

    Topics: Green Chemistry, Solar Hydrogen energy, Nanochemistry, Ionic liquids and applications,

     Trace analysis, Software in Chemistry.

3. Video shows ( Monthly)

4. Training the students on selected  analytical equipment, extraction procedures and safety regulations.

5. Circulationg articles on chemistry through Moodle


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry, website Audience: students, industrial chemists, secondary school students, general public, educational institutions, decision makers
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