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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Mary Donaghy Ideas Activities

  • Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029, Australia
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  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    Baden Powell College
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
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Baden Powell College celebrates Science Week each year with a host of activities. 2011 follows the pattern:

Visit from Professor Bunsen, who will demonstrate a variety of Chemistry experiments with the Year 7 - 9 students

Cross-campus visits by our Year 7 / 8 students to demonstrate Chemistry experiments to the Year 1 / 2 students

Daily Science Bulletins for Junior, Middle and Senior students, with experiments, Science facts and a quiz (with a prize for first correct entry drawn)

Competitions for Prep - Year 2 students (colour the mad scientist) and Year 3 - Year 6 students (design and create an energy-saving device)

Staff morning tea with the theme Food Chemistry and a staff Chemistry quiz

School newsletter photos and articles

Family Science Night with a DVD, interactive quizzes, demonstrations, experiments to conduct under the supervision of Year 7 / 8 students and their teachers, books and posters, digital microscopes and a Lucky Dip at the end.