International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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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

IYC local events in Finland Helena Visti   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Finland Events aimed at the wider public will be organised across Finland to showcase local chemistry expertise and knowhow.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, universities, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Translating Food Chemistry to Health Benefits Kamila Klimaszewska   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Poland Euro Food Chem XVI -- 6-8 July 2011, Gdańsk, Poland -- will try to demonstrate how food chemistry combined with modern biotech methods can improve our understanding of food in relation to health. There are also planned special lectures – tribute to Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, post graduate students, educational institutions

Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry - the 3rd LatinAmerican Symposium Luca Fadini   |   added on Mar 29, 2011    |    Chile The main goal of this symposium is to gather the LatinAmerican community which involved in scientific activities in the areas of Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry. The Third LatinAmerican Symposium will be held on July 26-29-2011 in the city of La serena, Chile.
Topic: conferences, coordination chemistry, organometallic chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students

Lenses, Outer Space, and Ecology Jacob Cox   |   added on Mar 29, 2011    |    United States We will be discussing the role chemistry has in eyeglass lenses, outer space exploration and ecology. As well as chemistry's importance in our gathering of knowledge on earth to the stars.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: general public, high schools, students, women chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists, professional chemists, professors