International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Student Outreach Event

Activity by Joyce Kilgore   |   added on Feb 04, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): ACS Green Chemistry Institute and Beyond Benign

As a part of the joint 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference/5th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemstry, an outreach event will be conducted for metro Washington, DC 4th -7th grade students. They will learn about basic green chemistry and engineering concepts by conducting live experiments.

In connection with the joint 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference/5th International Conference on Green and Sustainability, the ACS Green Institute and Beyond Benign will hold an outreach event for metro Washington, DC 4th-7th graders. This event will be held on Thursday afternoon, June 23, 2011 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in downtown Washington, DC. Just 2 blocks from the White House and accessible by public transportation, this event will cap off three days of premier conference programming. Students will learn about basic green chemistry and engineering concepts through a series of live experiments.

If you know of an organization (summer camp, summer school, etc.) that would like to participate, please contact the ACS Green Chemistry Institute at gci@acs.org of (202) 872-6102. Please note that all attendees must register in advance by phone; no walk-ins allowed. Photos will be taken; therefore, all attendees will be asked to sign a standard photo release. 


Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: school children, secondary schools students
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