International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Interschool Titration Competition at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, in Rajagiriya

Activity by N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 10, 2011   |   Sri Lanka Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): College of Chemical Sciences Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka

The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has conduct an Interschool Titration Competition at the “Adamantane House”, Rajagiriya, 15th-21st November 2011

Interschool Titration competition

 

 An Interschool Titration Competition was conducted as part of the above IYC 2011 activities. The main objective of the competition was to assess abilities achieved by the students with respect to laboratory skills of conducting titrations, proper recording of the results, and correlation of the results with the theory of the GCE (A/L) syllabus.

A total of 164 students from 42 schools participated at the titration competition. Among the Colombo Schools, Devi Balika Vidyalaya scored the highest mark of 318. The 4 students participated from the school were; T.Wathmi Gunathilake, S Yasoda Weerasinghe, Deshanee Wickramarachchi, Dulani K I Liyanage. Central College, Kuliyapitiya scored the highest mark of 217 among the outstations schools. The 4 students participated from the school were; P P M C Kaushalya Pathiraja, R M I Rathnayaka, R P Gayan Madusankha, A A K Tharindu Adhikari.

A booklet on “Solutions to questions given at the Inaugural National Titration Competition” is available at the office of the Institute of Chemistry. A copy can be purchased for Rs. 100 on request.



Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition Audience: students, teachers, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students
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