International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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"Holi Hai!" - The chemistry of colour @ Ruparel College, Mumbai Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Mar 07, 2011    |    India The festival of colour in India - Holi - is coming up on March 20. TIFR celebrates with a "chai and why?" science cafe on the chemistry of colour! Join our chemistry team do a lot of experiments to find out how things are coloured!
Topic: science café, demonstrations, hands-on activities, educational Audience: students, general public, school children, teachers

The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game Jim Macdonald   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Canada The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game is a new game designed to teach middle school and high school students the fundamentals of the periodic table.
Topic: learning chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, education of chemistry, game, learning through play, periodic table, cartoons, binary compounds, elements, hands-on activities, inorganic chemistry, learning, posters Audience: children, students, general public, educators, schools, teachers, secondary schools, middle school teachers, animation, cards, funny, kids, primary schools, universities, youth

Australian National Chemical Analysis Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Australia The competition encourages students who enjoy Chemistry - especially practical Chemistry. Entrants compete in teams of three. Each team member performs a simple acid-base titration. A NaOH solution is standardised against standard HCl. An "unknown" acetic acid solution is then titrated with the NaOH solution.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry for Today Jaya Varkey   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    India Seminars and lab demonstrations to make awareness about the applications of chemistry in our daily life. Live demonstrations to show how difficult is our life without chemistry.
Topic: seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, high schools, graduate students, general public

Discover Chemistry and Pharmacy Stephen Ashworth   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom A one night residential course designed to give Yr 12 pupils a taste of chemistry and pharmacy at university.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: secondary schools students, sixth form students