International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Mr Neville Fraser Ideas Activities
  • Principal, NSW Dept of education,
    Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Email
    Tel +61 2 9631 3996
  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    NSW Dept of education,
    NSW Rocketry Association,
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Primarily interested in spreading the word about chemistry as applied to astronomy and astronautics.

I will be running a planetarium centred science day in Science Week called 'Chemisty is HOT', with the planetarium show emphasising the chemical nature of the rockets used to get us into space and exploring the solar system. For older students, chemicals in interstellar space will be examined.

Exothermic Reactions are HOT Suggestion Posted on: Oct 27, 2010    |    0 comments
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth Audience: students, primary schools