International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development

Activity by Fernanda Velloso   |   added on Mar 16, 2011   |   Brazil Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): UNESCO

Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science.

This year's edition of the UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development is about  "Chemistry - our lives, our future."

This is an activity held in commemoration of two dates established by the United Nations: World Science Day for Peace and Development (November 10th) and the International Year of Chemistry (2011), and also referring to the centenary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Marie Curie.

Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science. Students may submit works or drawings until the 5th of September 2011.

Registration forms and contest rules can be accessed from the website: http://eventos.unesco.org.br/diadaciencia

In last year's edition, UNESCO received 563 drawings and 141 written works. The winners came from several Brazilian cities, such as Manaus (AM), São Paulo (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), João Pessoa (PB), Irecê (BA), Parintins (AM), Itaboraí (RJ), Taquara (RS), Belo Horizonte (BH), Sao Luis (MA) and Wansbeck (DF).


Topic: contest, drawings, education, competition, art, texts, publications, chemistry, brazil Audience: students, professors, educators, secondary schools
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