International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Wine Elmer Ledesma   |   added on Apr 01, 2011    |    United States The talk will include an overview of wine and wine making and more detailed descriptions of the chemical composition of grapes and wine, laboratory methods for analysis of grapes and wines, sensory and organoleptic methods used for wine, the role of tannin and other phenolic compounds in wine, and some potential health aspects
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education

Worlds Largest Chemistry Lesson Jason Dornbush   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    United States Join the Grout Museum District as we attempt the Guinness World RecordsTM Largest Chemistry Lesson. This is one for the record books.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, universities

On the relevance of chemistry & college open house event Katrien Verheyen   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Belgium During the open house day at the K.H.Kempen University College on May 8th, we have a central information stand about the relevance of chemistry for everyone's life.
Topic: hands-on activities, demonstrations, chemistry Audience: general public, secondary school students, tertiary education, school children

The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in? Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia “The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in?” The RACI Qld O'Donnell School Lecture Series is open to students in Grade 11 and 12 studying chemistry / science, and students in Junior Secondary interested in studying chemistry / science to Grade 12 are also eligible to attend.
Topic: chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Crystal Growing Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia The RACI Qld Crystal Growing Competition is an opportunity for students to take part in a scientific competition. The process is simple, and designed to encourage students to develop an interest in Chemistry from a young age.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students