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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Eleanor Hayes Ideas Activities
  • Editor-in-Chief
    Heidelberg, Germany
  • Email
    Tel +49 6221 387 8699
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  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
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Interpreting ‘science’ broadly, Science in School covers not only biology, physics and chemistry, but also earth sciences, engineering and medicine. The journal features news about the latest scientific discoveries, current science topics, teaching materials, projects in science education, interviews with inspiring teachers and scientists, reviews of books, films and websites, European events for teachers and schools, and many other useful resources for science teachers.

Science in School is freely available online ( and we distribute up to 15 000 print copies of each issue across Europe at no cost to the recipients. The journal is printed in English, but online articles are provided in many European languages. Initially supported by the European Commission, Science in School is published and funded by EIROforum, a partnership between Europe's eight intergovernmental research organisations (

For the IYC, we are offering a collection of exciting chemistry-related articles and activities under the URL