International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Molecular Science Forum Kaede Terauchi   |   added on Mar 03, 2011    |    Japan The speaker, Katsuhiko Sato, who is the proposer of the inflation universe, is going to talk about the naissance of the universe and multiverse.
Topic: seminars Audience: general public, secondary school students

One day Chemical Experiments for Adults Yuki Yamasaki   |   added on Feb 25, 2011    |    Japan We will provide chemical experimental classes for public adult. It is aimed to improve science literacy of Japanese citizens.
Topic: seminars, experimental classes Audience: general public, primary or secondary school teachers

Screening of a film about the life and times of world-renowned chemist Jokichi Takamine in Japan and America Koyumi Ota   |   added on Feb 25, 2011    |    Japan This movie is about the Japanese chemist, Takamine Jokichi and his contributions to American and Japanese society. We will screen this movie in movie theaters across Japan and the United States with the aim for children and young adults to become interested in the field of chemistry.
Topic: demonstrations Audience: general public

Publishing Science and Technology Week poster Masaru Ikegame   |   added on Feb 25, 2011    |    Japan MEXT plans to put some short information about IYC2011 in the Science and Technology Week poster.
Topic: reference Audience: visitors to science museum, teachers, primary school students, high school students

Special Lectures and Forum on Green Innovation - the Frontier and Electrochemistry Masayoshi Watanabe   |   added on Feb 25, 2011    |    Japan Lectures on the topics relating to “Green Innovation” and discussion about the research frontier and electrochemistry
Topic: green chemistry, forum, lectures Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, industrial chemists, general public