International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Chemistry Demonstration Karly Burr   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    Canada Fun and exciting chemistry demonstrations in Medicine Hat for students.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, educators, high schools, school children

CHEMQUEST Lee Hanlan   |   added on Feb 28, 2011    |    Canada On May 14th the chemistry departments at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College will host an afternoon of chemistry related hands-on activities, demonstrations and challenges to engage, educate and entertain the general public. This event will take place at Simon Fraser University's Burnaby Campus.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children, secondary school students

Hands-On Water Analysis Activity Stephen Twa   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Canada Visiting chemists come into Gr. 4-6 classrooms in the Edmonton region and give a presentation on basic water testing. Under the guidance of these chemists, the students test their own water samples.
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: students, teachers, school children

Italian Scientific Community in Canada celebrating the International Year of Chemistry Francesca Mangiarini   |   added on Feb 24, 2011    |    Canada Seminars on the research of Italian Researchers in Canada or visiting Canada
Topic: seminars, biotechnology, conferences, chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, general public, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions

Impossible2possible - Expedition Bolivia - La Ruta de Sal Ewan Affleck   |   added on Feb 22, 2011    |    Canada In May 2011 impossible2possible (i2P) will mount an expedition the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world, high in the Bolivian Andes. In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, i2P will take the principles of chemistry out of the classroom and into the remarkable environment of the Salar.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary school students