International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Robert Boyle Science Festival John Sodeau   |   added on Sep 15, 2011    |    Ireland A three-day event to be held at Lismore Castel to celebrate the 350th Anniversary orf the publication of Robert Boyle's, "The Sceptical Chemyst". Lectures and Discussions about the evolution of the atmosphere, climate change and the Life of Boyle will be held in addition to Astronomy Classes and Chemical Demonstrations.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, school children, secondary schools, tertiary education, graduate students

Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Sep 14, 2011    |    India Celebrate Diwali with the TIFR Outreach team in our two-part Chai and Why?series this October! From the simple diya to the precisely calibrated assembly of chemicals that go in to produce the spectacular effects in fireworks, we look at the science behind the festival of light.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education, fireworks Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Chemistry fairs Lois Ngope   |   added on Sep 13, 2011    |    Botswana In conjuction with the University of Botswana Chemistry department, the ministry of Education is organising chemistry fair days around the country. Lecturers from the university are touring the nation taking chemistry to students and teachers in primary and secondary schools.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, fair Audience: students, professors, educators, teachers, school children

Essay and Poster Designing Competition Lois Ngope   |   added on Sep 13, 2011    |    Botswana Students from primary and secondary schools have been invited to submit essays and posters that they have designed which express the importance of chemistry in daily life. Prizes will be awarded to the best submissions nationwide.
Topic: competition, essay, posters Audience: students, educators, school children

Career Cafe Bridget Mccourt   |   added on Sep 09, 2011    |    United States Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, high schools, school children