International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry Demonstrations-Edmonton Area, southern Alberta and Central/Northern Alberta Lucio Gelmini   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    Canada 1 h to 3 h chemistry demonstrations to students in K - 12 highlighting importance of chemistry to their daily lives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools students

Cupcakes for Chemists @ the Ferriss Hodgett Library Crystal Rose   |   added on Mar 09, 2011    |    Canada Enjoy our "Periodical Table of Cupcakes", see projects on display by undergraduate chemistry students, check out a chemistry book, and chat with faculty and staff of the chemistry department.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: researchers, prof, stu, res, libraries

Young Chemist Award Frances Sutherland   |   added on Mar 08, 2011    |    Canada Awarded at the Edmonton Regional Science Fair to participants presenting projects in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

Café CIC Cheeses of the World: Une soirée à la fromagerie Frances Sutherland   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Canada The Edmonton local section of the CIC’s signature event is the Café CIC. This outreach event is a public lecture on chemistry with a twist. It usually features a popular food or beverage as a topic with an accompanying practical laboratory component (i.e. a tasting) that can be enjoyed by participants.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, chemists

The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game Jim Macdonald   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Canada The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game is a new game designed to teach middle school and high school students the fundamentals of the periodic table.
Topic: learning chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, education of chemistry, game, learning through play, periodic table, cartoons, binary compounds, elements, hands-on activities, inorganic chemistry, learning, posters Audience: children, students, general public, educators, schools, teachers, secondary schools, middle school teachers, animation, cards, funny, kids, primary schools, universities, youth