International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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National Chemistry Week

Activity by Mary Moore   |   added on Sep 07, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society, Tennessee Eastman Chemical Company

On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.

Each year, organizations around the country celebrate National Chemistry Week (NCW) to educate the public on the importance of chemistry in everyday life.  As a chemical company and sponsor of local educational opportunities, Eastman has made NCW a tradition. This year’s event will be unique because we are also celebrating the International Year of Chemistry. We need your help to make it a success.

 

On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.”  Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.

 

Partipants will see several chemical demonstrations throughout the day and attend a Magic Show connect chemistry and magic.  Over 25 area schools will attend this two day event.  Chemistry is Fun,  why not share with all the children.

 

Held at the Eastman Recreation on Wilcox Drive, Kingsport TN.

 


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students
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