International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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ChimicaMente 2011

Activity by Giuditta Peliti   |   added on Jan 28, 2011   |   Italy Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): BASF Italia Divisione Catalizzatori

Rome BASF site promotes importance of chemistry via contest for Latium area high school students.

Rome BASF site promotes importance of chemistry via contest for Latium area high school students. The second edition of a initiative for High Schools of Rome and Latium to promote the cultural importance of Chemistry. The schools will have to prepare a research project regarding chemistry following the title:

"Chemistry in our daily life: support of our future and of Heart's health.

2011: International Year of Chemistry. How Chemistry contributes to create a Sustainable development for subsequent population growth. How catalytic processes contribute to energy saving and environment protection."

The program also seeks to promote greater interaction between the industry, academia and government.

In the 2010 more than 300 students from 10 schools of Rome participated in the award competition. The assigned research topic was the role catalysts play in chemistry.


Topic: chemistry education competition Audience: students
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