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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Paulina Sliedrecht Ideas Activities
  • Ms, Nyanda State High
    Brisbane QLD, Australia
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  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    Nyanda State High
  • 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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I am a snr chemistry highschool teacher looking to engage students in real world applications of chemistry.

I hope that this experiment will also help the students gain an appreciation of the importance of quality drinking water for all, regardless of country of origin, by raising money for clean drinking water in the third world.