International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A Series of Early Chemistry Experiments and Demonstrations for New Science Teachers Daniel Menelly   |   added on Feb 04, 2011    |    United States Short videos demonstrating simple chemistry experiments for young science students and new or student science teachers or youth activity leaders. This web content is intended to show interested parties how to cross link polymers, transfer copper ions, decalcify the shell of an egg, etc. safely and cheaply.
Topic: educational materials, video, demonstrations, science fair, science enrichment Audience: hands-on chemistry, educators, students, hobbyists

The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science Steve Haase   |   added on Feb 04, 2011 The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science is an hour-long virtual seminar that brings together 60 of today’s leading minds to discuss and define how women can move the field of chemistry forward. It covers topics from work-life balance and gender differences to mentoring young women and fostering executive leadership.
Topic: seminars, chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, researchers, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, women, graduate students

Poster Competition on the role of Chemistry in Society Ashok kumar Gupta   |   added on Feb 04, 2011    |    India POSTER COMPETITION ON TOPICS HIGHLIGHTING ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, secondary school students, educators, teachers

GA/GI Festival --Eco, Art and Technology Chirstine Bethea   |   added on Feb 04, 2011    |    United States Indie Venue to showcase unique people, projects and programs in the eco, art and technology industries - Event April 1-2
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, conferences, seminars, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair, art, publications, website Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, school children, high schools, secondary schools students

EJMS and Italian Chemical Society Celebrate Role of Mass Spectrometry in Chemistry Ian Michael   |   added on Feb 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom EJMS—European Journal of Mass Spectrometry and the Mass Spectrometry Division of the Italian Chemical Society are celebrating the IYC. Each issue of EJMS in 2011 will start with a review on a particular area of chemistry in which mass spectrometry has had a significant impact and written by an expert from the Italian Society.
Topic: publications, analytical chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists