International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Spread the IYC cheer on chemistry textbook Ying Zheng   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Canada As part of the celebration of IYC, the 2011 edition of my custom coursepack for the course "Chemistry for the Life Sciences I" at the University of Lethbrdige will have the IYC logo on its cover. This will help spread the spirit of the celebration of IYC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: professors, educators, students, universities

ChemEd 2011 Presentation: Ready-to-Use Resources for the International Year of Chemistry and Beyond Erica Jacobsen   |   added on Jul 21, 2011    |    United States Kick off the 2011-2012 school with a bang using ready-to-use resources written by teachers, for teachers, from the Journal of Chemical Education. We'll share ways to help you focus on the International Year of Chemistry and beyond, including hands-on activities, short icebreakers, class projects, and more.
Topic: resources, educational materials Audience: educators, high schools

Interesting and Enjoyable Chemical Experiments Festival for Students Yuki Nakamura   |   added on Jul 20, 2011    |    Japan Chemistry seems to be difficult for secondary school students in Japan to understand. So, we would like to make these students understand fun of chemistry through this festival. We hope that many students will be interested in the chemical field.
Topic: chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, biotechnology Audience: secondary school students

Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation Kotohiro Nomura   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan “Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation” is a special public event on occasion of International Symposium on Catalysis and fine Chemicals 2011. The event consists of a special lecture for junior high and high school students, exhibitions, video and brief demonstrations for better understa
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers

“Your Magic – It’s Chemistry” Exhibition Teruto Ohta   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan An exhibition are planned to let visitors experience fun, surprise and wonder through exhibition pieces related with chemistry and materials. Through this, science museums in the world will be inspired to introduce more exhibition of chemistry.
Topic: hands-on activities, demonstrations, educational materials, art, website, publications, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: elementary, secondary and high school students and general public