International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Night of Science

Activity by Sabine Monz   |   added on Jun 01, 2011   |   Germany Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Chemetall GmbH, Evonic Industries, FIZ, Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822, GDCh, Heraeus Holding GmbH, Merck KGaA, Merz Group, Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Siemens AG

Lectures and experiments from various natural siences from 16.30 until 6.00 in the morning. During the talks everyday phenomena are explained, impressive experiments are shown and new scientific results are presented.

The opening ceremony starts with a talk "The invisible energy - Marie Curie and the way of modern sciences" of Prof. Dr. Ernst Peter Fischer. More than 40 lectures follow during the night and show interesting aspects of all natural sciences.  Hands-on experiments, demonstrations and other special events complete the programme.  

In addition the different study programmes in natural sciences of the Goethe-University are presented.

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Topic: chemistry education, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, research scientists, teachers, industrial chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students
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Jun 22 - Jun 23, 2011 Night of Science