International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Essay and Poster Designing Competition

Activity by Lois Ngope   |   added on Sep 13, 2011   |   Botswana Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Ministry of Education & Skills Development

Students from primary and secondary schools have been invited to submit essays and posters that they have designed which express the importance of chemistry in daily life. Prizes will be awarded to the best submissions nationwide.

Students from primary and secondary schools will submit essays for judging.  Topics include:

Primary:  The role of chemistry in our lives

Middle school:  The greatest chemistry advancement in the past century

High school:  Green chemistry for a sustainable future

Posters will also be presented under the theme:  "Chemisty is life"

Submissions from around the country will be shortlisted and judged by a panel from the University of Botswana and best three submissions per catagory per level will be awarded prizes.

This activity aims to stimulate interest amongst students in chemisty while at the same time developing other skill in language, art, research and computers. 

Topic: competition, essay, posters Audience: students, educators, school children
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