International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change Peter Mahaffy   |   added on Feb 28, 2011    |    International Understanding and responding to global climate changes is one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Barraged by contradictory messages many don’t have the right tools to see and understand the complex connections between human activity and our changing climate.
Topic: chemistry education, website, climate change Audience: students, general public, educators, graduate students

IYC 2011 HK Opening Ceremony Tony Chim   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Hong Kong To formally officiate the launch of IYC 2011–Hong Kong, we will hold a opening ceremony and reception on Saturday 26th February 2011 at 5:30pm in the Purple Zone outside Lecture Theatre LT-18 at City University of Hong Kong.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, educational institutions, tertiary education, graduate students, universities

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

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