International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry Demonstrations-Edmonton Area, southern Alberta and Central/Northern Alberta Lucio Gelmini   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    Canada 1 h to 3 h chemistry demonstrations to students in K - 12 highlighting importance of chemistry to their daily lives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools students

Semana de Química in Bahia, Brazil Daniel Silva   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    Brazil Celebration for the 10th Semana de Química da UNEB 201, the event will be held in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 19-23th september 2011 at Universidade do Estado da Bahia.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, teachers, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, secondary schools students

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

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

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry Thekla Papantoniou   |   added on Mar 11, 2011    |    Cyprus During the event, the students will present products (cosmetics) and models of chemical substances which they will prepare themselves with the guidance of their professors. They will also inform the public about uses of chemistry in daily life.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers