International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Cosmetics Monica Metzler   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A continuation of ISC's "Chemistry for Grown-ups" series that began with beer, whiskey and chocolate, with upcoming programs on honey and coffee. A professor of chemistry and a cosmetic chemist will explain about the chemical content and properties of personal care products and direct people in conducting experiments.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, adults

National Chemistry Week Mary Moore   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Halloween in the Science Lab Thomas Kuntzleman   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United States A chance for folks in Michigan to learn about and celebrate chemistry by doing hands-on activities and experiments and also by watching chemistry demonstrations.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Bruce J. Nelson Memorial Lecture Series Celebrating the IYC at Harvey Mudd College Gerald Van hecke   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United States Four public lectures each featuring a distinguished chemist who will share views on the importance of chemistry to the future of mankind and the earth.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators

Project iLASER David Brown   |   added on Sep 03, 2011    |    United States Project iLASER (investigations with Light And Sustainable Energy Resources) is an outreach project to engage children and the general public living in communities along the US-Mexico international border from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, educational institutions, school children