International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chicago Chemistry Day Josh Kurutz   |   added on Oct 19, 2011    |    United States Chicago celebrates the International Year of Chemistry with a grande finale for National Chemistry Week: Chemistry Day! A fun-filled gathering for experiment, demonstration, and presentation. See and for details.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, high school students, middle school teachers, middle school students, high school teachers, public, boy scouts, girl scouts, explorer scouts

Reading for Understanding Chemistry Can Zhang   |   added on May 27, 2011    |    China Conducted by China Association of Science and Technology, this activity will feature chemistry popularization books on a variety of topics.
Topic: chemistry education, popularization, books, publications Audience: students, secondary students, public

A Chinese stamp commemorating IYC be issued by China Post in January 2011 Can Zhang   |   added on Jan 27, 2011    |    China At the request of the Chinese Chemical Society, China Post issued a Postcard to commemorate IYC 2011. The Postcard has been circulated in January of 2011. The members of CCS and Chemical professionals in China will share celebrating the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: postcard Audience: public

Understand Water Chemistry for Healthy Life Keshav Mohan   |   added on Jan 06, 2011    |    India Awareness chemistry of pure water. Types & sources of water pollution. Methods & chemistry of water purification.
Topic: water, hygiene Audience: village folks, public