International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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2011 Science and Mathematics Olympiad in Fukui Hidetoshi Takeuchi   |   added on Jul 25, 2011    |    Japan The 2011 Science and Mathematics Olympiad in Fukui will provide about 200 high school students with the opportunity to cultivate their scientific reasoning in a team competition solving problems related to real-life scenarios.
Topic: chemistry education competition Audience: high school students

1st CSJ Chemical Festa Yusuke Kawase   |   added on Jul 25, 2011    |    Japan The renew autumn meetings attract more than 1,000 participants in order to discuss among inadustrial, academic and govermental chemists.
Topic: conferences Audience: professional chemists, students, industrial chemists, general public, post graduate students, decision makers, universities, professors, graduate students, women chemists

Interesting and Enjoyable Chemical Experiments Festival for Students Yuki Nakamura   |   added on Jul 20, 2011    |    Japan Chemistry seems to be difficult for secondary school students in Japan to understand. So, we would like to make these students understand fun of chemistry through this festival. We hope that many students will be interested in the chemical field.
Topic: chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, biotechnology Audience: secondary school students

The 8th Grand Contest of Chemistry for High School Students Hirokazu Maekawa   |   added on Jul 20, 2011    |    Japan The contest of chemistry for high school students including oral and poster presentation
Topic: competition Audience: tudents and teachers of high schools, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students of chemistry department

Invitation to Chemistry: 1-day trial experience for chemistry at Hirosaki University Masanobu Sagisaka   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan One lecture and 6 experiments for chemistry will be held at Hirosaki University for chemical education of secondary school students on 5th August 2011.
Topic: chemistry education, demonstration Audience: secondary school students