International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Children’s Chemical Experiment Show

Activity by Ayumu  Inoue   |   added on Nov 20, 2010   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): “Dream Chemistry 21” Organizing Committee

“Children’s Chemical Experiment Show” is a hands-on event for elementary school children to promote the understanding of and interest in the wonders of chemistry.

“Children’s Chemical Experiment Show” is a hands-on chemical experiment event for elementary school children to promote their understanding of and interest in the wonders of chemistry.

This event has annually been held for two to three days in summer since 1993 in corporation with chemical companies, university professors and senior and junior high school teachers. In this event participants can try several kinds of chemical experiments with the support by chemical company’s young staffs, researchers, professors and/or teachers.

The event for IYC2011 is now being planned as follows (not fixed yet):

・Date: Nov. 26-27, 2011

・Venue & place: The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Hall, Odaiba, Tokyo

・Scope: Elementary school children

・Program: Hands-on chemical experiments and chemical experiment shows

・Participants: About 10,000 participants are expected for three days.

・Web Site: http://www.kagaku21.net/  (in Japanese)

 


Topic: hands-on activity Audience: school children
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