International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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What's Cooking at the Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science Open Day Jen Nixon   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Australia Feast on an exciting and engaging program for all ages as the Australian Academy of Science Open Day explores the chemistry of food. Learn about the science of wine production, the chemistry of nutritious food, the way taste works and much more in an interactive smorgasbord of scientific delights.
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry fun, presentations, food chemistry Audience: general public, teachers, students, school children, scientists

Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The tour begins in the winery and the entire wine making process is explained from the management of the vine, the pruning and picking of the grapes, through to the processing, fermentation, blending and bottling.
Topic: workshops, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, universities, teachers

The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom There is now an alternative view that challenges the previously long held belief that saturated fats have an important effect as a causative agent of cardiovascular disease.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, industrial chemists, universities, secondary school students, school children, decision makers

Water quality measurement activity for high school students in China Can Zhang   |   added on Jul 01, 2011    |    China For celebrating International Year of Chemistry, Water quality measurement activity of high school students in China has launched a week ago.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: high schools, school children

Montgomery County Community College Green STEM Program - Chemistry Day John Caccese   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    United States As part of a week-long Community College program on how scientists from different disciplines view and interact with the environment, Arkema scientists will participate with chemistry experiments and demonstrations directed to excite and inspire economically disadvantaged middle school students in Pottstown, PA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children