International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry in our Daily Life Mauricio Acelas   |   added on Mar 12, 2011    |    Colombia Interested in learning how chemistry impacts our daily life? In a series of presentations, I will attempt to demonstrate to secondary students in Colombia how the world would be without chemistry and why it is so important for the development of human kind.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students

New Trends in the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds Alex Lyakhovnenko   |   added on Mar 12, 2011    |    Russian Federation The II Conference on the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds 25-30 April 2011 in Zheleznovodsk, Russia is conference for chemists. It is destined to unite and teach chemists, to let them share own experience and encourage further research.
Topic: conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, chemistry education, workshops, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, secondary schools, high schools

Chemical calculations - Chemické výpočty Milan Drabik   |   added on Mar 11, 2011    |    Slovakia The textbook is written in response to a specific demand from university student for a comprehensive introduction to problem solving. It is intended primarily for self-study to develop the skills in basic chemical calculations.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials Audience: graduate students, universities

Online Interactive Periodic Table Carolyn Riches   |   added on Mar 11, 2011    |    United Kingdom This freely available educational resource is aimed at teachers and students. It is Syngenta’s first online contribution to the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, website Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Science in the Arts Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Science in the Arts: Chemistry will be celebrated by exploring its story and impact as reflected in the arts.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry, website, art, biotechnology, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students