International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Maggie Egan-smith Ideas Activities
  • Head of Chemistry, Croydon High School
    Croydon, Greater London, UK
  • Email
    Tel 0208 651 5020
  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    Croydon High School
  • IYC Interests:

    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
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I am Head of Chemistry at Croydon High School and am organising two events for local schools.

Event 1: For school pupils in Years 11-13 (ages 16-18)

Poster presentation on an area of research

IYC 2011 Chemistry Quiz

Seminar discussions (with university tutors and postgraduate students)

Demonstration lecture

Presentation of prizes

Event 2: For school pupils in Years 9 -10 (ages 13-15)

Practical Challenge

IYC 2011 Chemistry Quiz

Demonstration lecture – ‘Fizz, Pop, Think’, by Ian B Dunne

Presentation of prizes