International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Master Hortensia Jimenez-Diaz Ideas Activities
  • Associated Professor, ITESM
    Córdoba, Veracruz, Mexico
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    Tel 52 (271) 7170579
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  • 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'm a chemist and I have been teaching Chemistry mainly for High School students since 1985. I would like to get my students involved in some of the activities of this celebration, and also in understanding why Chemistry is so important for life.