International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Oliver Choroba Ideas Activities
  • Dr, Charterhouse
    Godalming, Surrey, UK
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    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
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At Charterhouse we aim to bring together local schools (all age groups) and members of the public to experience hands-on chemistry along with exposure to various chemical industry (exhibiting their products and showing the importance of chemistry in their manufacture). So far the following chemical companies have confirmed their involvement: Kimbolton Fireworks, Castrol, Procter & Gamble and Syngenta. Invited speakers include the Nobel Laureate Sir Harry Kroto. The event will take place on 23 June 2011.