International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Science Fun Day at the Great Lakes Science Center Peter Schmidt   |   added on Dec 02, 2011    |    United States The Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma will be doing fun and educational, interactive scientific demonstrations geared towards the young and the young at heart.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, educational materials, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, secondary schools students, families

Cape Cod Science Cafe-Celebrating Quarter 4 of the International Year of Chemistry Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Nov 30, 2011    |    United States Join us for hands-on science experiments related to althy kids. Let’s get our kids excited about science! Stop in, participate in a chemistry experiment aimed at grades K-12, have a snack and socialize at the Cape Cod Science Café with local area chemists, friends and families from your community.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, high schools, school children

International Year of Chemistry Display Sarah Hoeksema   |   added on Nov 11, 2011    |    United States In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, the library at Trinity Christian College is putting together a display case to engage students in chemistry. The display will include antique equipment and will highlight the college's resources on chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, teachers

Global Chemistry Caroling event Squid Bait   |   added on Nov 10, 2011    |    United States Let's countdown IYC with a sensational seasonal event to bring friends and family together to share the activities and outcomes of IYC events. Invite media to promote possibly the last event of the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, demonstrations, songs, caroling, holiday, christmas Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Cafe Scientifique Heather Jarrett   |   added on Nov 04, 2011    |    United States With a global population of more than 7 billion, we face an urgent need for a renewable-based energy economy. Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Director of the Rachel Carson Institute in the School of Sustainability and the Environment at Chatham University, will speak.
Topic: discussion, sustainable energy Audience: general public