International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry for Today Jaya Varkey   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    India Seminars and lab demonstrations to make awareness about the applications of chemistry in our daily life. Live demonstrations to show how difficult is our life without chemistry.
Topic: seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, high schools, graduate students, general public

CHEMQUEST Lee Hanlan   |   added on Feb 28, 2011    |    Canada On May 14th the chemistry departments at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College will host an afternoon of chemistry related hands-on activities, demonstrations and challenges to engage, educate and entertain the general public. This event will take place at Simon Fraser University's Burnaby Campus.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children, secondary school students

Chemical Magic Show Hemant Pande   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    India Chemical magic show: A set of about 40 simple Chemistry based well designed experiments to explain basic principles of chemistry using simple readily available laboratory chemicals
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, professors, general public, educators, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools

All about Water Sumaia Abukashawa   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Sudan Faculty of Science University of Khartoum is celebrating the IYC by launching activities including lectures, exhibitions, students competition public awareness raising programmes 22-26 March at the Faculty of Science Old Lecture Theatre.
Topic: : celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, chemistry, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, website, art, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, references Audience: : students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students

Screening of a film about the life and times of world-renowned chemist Jokichi Takamine in Japan and America Koyumi Ota   |   added on Feb 25, 2011    |    Japan This movie is about the Japanese chemist, Takamine Jokichi and his contributions to American and Japanese society. We will screen this movie in movie theaters across Japan and the United States with the aim for children and young adults to become interested in the field of chemistry.
Topic: demonstrations Audience: general public