International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Molecules at an Exhibiion in the National Lottery

Activity by Sergio Musmanni   |   added on May 22, 2011   |   Costa Rica Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Colegio de Quimicos de Costa Rica

Ten chemicals will be displayed, one on each piece of lottery (1-10). The proposed graphic design would contain the chemical structure, the generic name and the logo of IYC and Colegio de Quimicos. Information of the importance of the chemical will be available on a web page (Fundacion CIENTEC) with a short explanation.

In order to promote objective a: Increase the public appreciation of chemistry in meeting world needs; and c: generate enthusiasm from the creative future of chemistry a graphic design of an edition of the national lottery will be generated. A slot is available for publication for August 28, 2011 and has been approved by the board of directors and design commission.

 

Ten chemicals will be displayed, one on each piece of lottery (1-10). The proposed graphic design would contain the chemical structure, the generic name and the logo of IYC and Colegio de Quimicos. Information of the importance of the chemical will be available on a web page (Fundacion CIENTEC) with a short explanation. Chemicals will highlight past and present benefits for society in different fields.

 

The outreach of the publication is big as a popular display circulated for one week and bought by all sorts of people country wide. The national lottery is controlled by the government and the proceeds help finance institutions with social projection (orphans, elderly, red cross, etc.) defined by law. Non-profit organization.


Topic: publications, website, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public
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