International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Ateneo Chemistry Society Week 2011 - Ignition: Fueling The Future Forward Gian Karlo Dapul   |   added on Aug 19, 2011    |    Philippines With the theme “Ignition: Fueling the Future Forward”, the Ateneo Chemistry Society of the Ateneo de Manila University seeks to enhance the appreciation of the central science in the campus through a week-long celebration that centers on how chemistry's applications are the beginning of a bright and passionate future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, seminars, games, exhibits, future of chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, universities

5th Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad Elena Paez   |   added on Aug 18, 2011    |    Mexico The Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad is an annual academic competition for high school students; its goal is to promote the interest in chemistry among the competitors. This contest will be organized by the UAEH through the Chemistry Department, at its facilities in Pachuca, Hidalgo, on October 15th.
Topic: competition, chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: high schools, educators, professors, students, educational institutions

Chemistry display booth at the Port Hope fall fair Mike Broczkowski   |   added on Aug 17, 2011    |    Canada A display booth will be operated at the Port Hope Fall Fair September 16 - 18, to provide examples of some of the benefits of chemistry in society, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie’s Nobel prize in chemistry and to create an interest in chemistry in the younger generation.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators

Investigation to Chemistry: Try chemical experiments in Fukuoka University of Education Masaaki Harada   |   added on Aug 16, 2011    |    Japan Five chemical experiments including "chemical magic of colors", "separate pigments", "procedure artificail salmon roe reform kelp", "heat generation by crystallization from solution", and "drawing an electric pen" will be demonstrated.demonstrated.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: school children, secondary school students, general public

IYC 2011 workshop for school students Wafia Masih   |   added on Aug 15, 2011    |    India National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER) and Exciting Science Group (ESG), are jointly conducting half-year long chemistry workshops for school students to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011. These workshops are being held between June and Dec.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, website Audience: students, general public, educators, high schools, secondary school students, teachers