International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Are cows more trustworthy than chemists? Valerie Reeves   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Canada Dr. Joe Schwarcz, of McGill University's Office for Science and Scoiety, will give a public talk at the University of New Brunswick, aimed at dispelling some of commonly-held misconceptions people have about chemistry and chemicals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Mount Allison University Celebrates Chemistry Andrew Grant   |   added on May 20, 2011    |    Canada Mount Allison University and the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry are pleased initiate a series of activities on our campus in Sackville, NB, Canada, welcoming school children and the general public. We hope to raise awareness and appreciation of chemistry in a fun and educational environment.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, secondary school students, high schools, school children, general public, research scientists, teachers

Fun and Interactive Science Demonstrations Mike Broczkowski   |   added on Apr 26, 2011    |    Canada Science demonstrations will be conducted for grade 5-7 students in a light-hearted way to present concepts such as chemical reactions, with hands on experiments to make 'slime'. The intent of these presentations is to encourage the interest of young people in science and chemistry in a fun and interactive manner.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers

Oil Sands Water Management Frances Sutherland   |   added on Apr 20, 2011    |    Canada A public lecture presented by Dr. Randy Mikula of Natural Resources Canada (Devon), Thursday May 12 at Grand Salon, Pavillion Lacerte, Campus Saint-Jean, 8406 91St. Edmonton
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists, graduate students

Science Rendezvous Edmonton Frances Sutherland   |   added on Apr 20, 2011    |    Canada Science Rendezvous is a one day festival style celebration of science for the public. Come celebrate science with us Saturday May 7 at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students