International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Exhibición "International Year of Chemistry 2011" Minerva Marcano   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Puerto Rico In the first week of December will be shown all the work (essay, photos, experiments and the global study of water) for students Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, general public, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students, graduate students

Monitoring of Fresh Water Bodies Pedro Robles   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Puerto Rico Water monitoring of fresh water bodies by public school students from elementary, intermediate and high school students. Undergraduate students of Caribbean University are also participating in the water monitoring program.
Topic: water monitoring, water, chemistry courses, demonstrations, rivers, streams, educational materials, science Audience: students, educators, research, undergraduate students, university, undergraduate research, public school research, high school, intermediate school, children, water quality, elementary school

The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to our Global Future Javier Garcia-Martinez   |   added on Feb 17, 2011    |    Puerto Rico The aim of this symposium, that will be held during the 2011 IUPAC Congress, is to provide for an opportunity to discuss and brainstorm about how chemistry can contribute to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students

Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Applications Javier Garcia-Martinez   |   added on Feb 13, 2011    |    Puerto Rico During the 2011 IUPAC Congress, some of the world's leading experts in nanotechnology will gather at a symposium to discuss on the challenges and opportunities in the energy production, storage and use.
Topic: conferences, seminars, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, decision makers, tertiary education

Are Women Still Underrepresented in Science? Ingrid Montes   |   added on Sep 15, 2010    |    Puerto Rico The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposia for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of the representation of women in science.
Topic: women in chemistry Audience: general public, students