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Invitation to Chemistry: 1-day trial experience for chemistry at Hirosaki University

Activity by Masanobu Sagisaka   |   added on Jul 19, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): The Chemical Society of Japan, Hirosaki University

One lecture and 6 experiments for chemistry will be held at Hirosaki University for chemical education of secondary school students on 5th August 2011.

For chemical education of secondary school students, a lecture and six experiments (see followings for the detail) will be held at Hirosaki University on 5th August 2011.



Lecture “If organic compounds could exhibit a non flammable characteristic...?”

Prof. Hideo Sawada




A) Esterification reactions for the aroma of many fruits/Luminescent reaction by luminol

B) Colorimetric determination of iron in nutritious supplement drinks

C) Wonder of polymer gels

D) A redox-active inorganic polymer compound involving its color changes

E) Chemistry of perfumes and cosmetics prepared with the Aomori-grown plants

F) Think of molecules with computer

Topic: chemistry education, demonstration Audience: secondary school students
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