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Books, journal articles, and web resources in celebration of chemistry Ellen Nichols | added on Sep 14, 2010 | International Through commemorative books (including Letters to a Young Chemist and European Women in Chemistry), journals, and online content, John Wiley and Sons celebrates and supports the past, the future, and the people of chemistry, from students to professionals.
A World without Polymers Giancarlo Galli | added on Aug 29, 2010 | International We will hold a video and essay contest celebrating IYC. The topic will be to imagine a "World without Polymers" and to write about the detrimental effect on society if polymers were absent. We expect to award prizes including a trip to the World Chemical Congress for award winners.
|Topic:||competition, video||Audience:||students, school children, secondary schools, high schools|
Water–A Chemical Solution: A Global Experiment Javier Garcia-Martinez | added on Aug 19, 2010 | International School students around the world will be invited to explore one of Earth’s most critical resources, water. The results of their investigations will contribute to a Global Experiment, which will possibly become the biggest chemistry experiment ever.
|Topic:||chemistry education, chemistry experiment, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry, water||Audience:||students, educators, general public, teachers, school children, secondary schools|
Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Mary Garson | added on May 08, 2010 | International "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" will bring together women chemists from 37 countries on 18 January 2011 using modern communication tools; each country/region will arrange its own event(s) and individual breakfasts will be linked together by SKYPE/video, and by using Twitter.
|Topic:||networking, celebrating chemistry||Audience:||women chemists|
IYC 2011 - International Launching Ceremony Rovani Sigamoney | added on Jan 25, 2010 | International An opening ceremony for the International Year of Chemistry will be held in Paris, at the UNESCO HQ, under the aegis of the UN, UNESCO, and IUPAC.
|Topic:||nutrition, health, materials, energy, environment||Audience:||general public, educators, decision makers, professional chemists|