International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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National Science Week (NSW) in Cape Town 29Jul to 6Aug 2011

Activity by Chabad De Jaeger   |   added on Apr 06, 2011   |   South Africa Official_iyc_logo


The NSW is an anual event organised by the Dept Science & Technolgy in South Africa. The event creates awareness of science & technolgy for learners, teachers, educators, business people, scientists and researchers.

The NSW 2011 is being hosted by Green Living NPO in Cape Town from 29 July to 6 August 2011. Event venue to be announced in May. This will be a stimulating event for exceptional sharing of current advanced nano technology, organic chemistry, TIC drug prevention and why TIC is a chemical that destroys the human brain and body.

  • To celebrate the IYC chemistry experiments, documentary films and international and local scientists will be hosting workshops and a tribute to the 100th year celebration of Nobel Prize winner Madame Marie Curie and encouraging women in science and technology.
  • Internatonal and local science and technology businesses are to participate sharing new innovative trends in products and services.
  • Learners from many schools will have the opportunity to participate in science and chemistry experiements.
  • Documentary films and skype interviews are to be held daily with learners participating in Q&A to famous SA and International scientists.  A media team will assist young film makers and journalists to capture daily activities at the NSW event on film and prepare mini documentary film to be placed on YOUTUBE.
  • Press releases are planned from late May 2011 and young journalist will be asked to write about the futre event.

Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, publications, industrial trade fair Audience: students, educators, teachers, women chemists, high schools, secondary schools, graduate students, decision makers, post graduate students, general public
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