International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry Poster Competition to celebrate IYC 2011 in India Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    India The Association of Chemistry Teachers has organised a Chemistry Poster Competition for students and teachers all over India. The posters will highlight the excitement and challenges of Chemistry as also the its rich contributions to the wellbeing of mankind. The best posters will be exhibited at different institutions.
Topic: celebration of chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, competition, networking Audience: students, teachers, educators, science museums

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

Chemistry in every day life-New Outlook Dr. bhavana Hastak   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    India This Special article throws a different light on the basic fundamentals of Chemistry with his new vision. The subject can be made more interesting from teaching point of view as well as the depths of the concepts can be well understood if they are correlated to human and in day to day life and relations with other human beings
Topic: chemistry education, seminars Audience: professors, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students

Hands-On Water Analysis Activity Stephen Twa   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Canada Visiting chemists come into Gr. 4-6 classrooms in the Edmonton region and give a presentation on basic water testing. Under the guidance of these chemists, the students test their own water samples.
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: students, teachers, school children