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Cat-Chem laboratory- Get experience of catalyst supporting affluent human society

Activity by Wataru Ueda   |   added on Jul 19, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Hokkaido University

Get experiences of what catalysts and catalysis are and of how important catalysis is for human society through the events of poster presentation, PC games, put together models, catalysts demonstration and actual experiments

Title: International Year of Chemistry:IYC2011 “Cat-Chem laboratory- Get experience of catalyst supporting affluent human society-“

Date: 18th September, 2011

Place: The conference hall of Hokkaido University, Sappro

Scope: School children, students and general public can get experiences of what catalysts and catalysis are and of how important catalysis is for human society through the events.

Program

1.    poster presentations including Nobel prize history in the field of catalysis,

2.     PC games,

3.     Putting together models of Zeolite with plastics,

4.     Demonstration

     1 Photocatalysts for the decomposition of water and VOC

     2 Catalytic water purification

     3 Fuel cell catalysts

     4 Catalytic bio-mass conversion

5. Experiments

     1.  Fluorescein synthesis using zeolite catalysts

     2   Coumarin synthesis using zeolite catalysts

     3.  Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction


Topic: catalysis and catalysts for sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, general public
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