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Chemistry Poster Competition to celebrate IYC 2011 in India

Activity by Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Mar 01, 2011   |   India Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Association of Chemistry Teachers

The Association of Chemistry Teachers has organised a Chemistry Poster Competition for students and teachers all over India. The posters will highlight the excitement and challenges of Chemistry as also the its rich contributions to the wellbeing of mankind. The best posters will be exhibited at different institutions.

The Association of Chemistry Teachers has organised a nation wide Chemistry Poster Competition during March-April 2011 for students and teachers of schools, colleges and universities..The posters will highlight the excitement and challenges in Chemistry and its manifold contributions to the enrichment of humankind and conservation of the environment.

 The sub- themes for the preparation of the posters under the broad theme of IYC2011'Chemistry-our life, our future' are :

1)History of Chemistry in India

2)Chemistry from morning to night

3)Kitchen and vegetable Chemistry

4)Women Chemists of India

5)Natural products as medicines

6)Chemical fertilisers and Organic Farming

7)Plastics and Polymers

8)Green Chemistry

9)Chemistry in Agriculture

10)Chemistry of environmemt

11)Medicinal Chemistry

12) Renewable sources of energy

13)Career opportunities in Chemistry

The best posters in each category will be awarded prizes by the Association of Chemistry Teachers and will be exhibited at select locations for public viewing.

The posters have to be sent to the following address:

The Convener, ACT-IYC 2011 Chemistry Poster Competition,Association of Chemistry Teachers

Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education (TIFR), V N Purav Marg, Mankhurd,Mumbai 400088.

 For details please contact:1)Dr Meera Uchil, Convener,ACT-IYC 2011 Chemistry Poster Competition, Depaetment of Chemistry, Wilson College, Mumbai400007

                                                  2) Dr D V Prabhu, General Secretary, Association of Chemistry Teachers,

 Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, Wilson College, Mumbai400007



Topic: celebration of chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, competition, networking Audience: students, teachers, educators, science museums


Prem Mohan Mishra | Mar 04, 2011 11:15AM

This is really a nice oppurtunity for all to disclose their shelves. What are the eligibility criteria for students??

Naveena arulmozhi M.j | Apr 26, 2011 05:16AM

can you tell me the last date of submission for the competition?

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