International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemicals and Health - on the Production of Pharmaceuticals Fernando Castanheira   |   added on Jan 06, 2011    |    Portugal This activity is designed to make known how drugs are made. A group of University Senior students who attend classes on biology and health care will visit pharmaceutical laboratory.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: general public

Lecture: Simply H2O Marília Peres   |   added on Dec 08, 2010    |    Portugal Lecture about the importance of the water, with a historical perspective.
Topic: conference Audience: secondary school students

Chemistry of Love "Science Café" Paulo Ribeiro-Claro   |   added on Dec 05, 2010    |    Portugal A "Science Café" around the role of chemistry in the romantic love: from a short presentation of the molecules present in the different stages of love to a participated discussion about chemistry, science and life.
Topic: science café, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, secondary school students

“Química por Tabela 2.0” - A series of chemistry demonstrations Paulo Ribeiro-Claro   |   added on Dec 05, 2010    |    Portugal “Química por Tabela 2.0” is a chemistry-based show for the general public - a sequence of interesting, surprising, or amazing chemical reactions - that will be part of the permanent programme of the Fábrica CCVA Science Centre of Aveiro
Topic: demonstrations Audience: general public, secondary schools, school children, teachers

QUIMICÓMICO David Cruz   |   added on Nov 20, 2010    |    Portugal The Theatre company Encerrado para Obras is creating a new show associated to the Chemistry theme. This project is beeing done in cooperation with Exploratório - Centro Ciência Viva de Coimbra, and will make its premiere in the world theatre day, march 27.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, chemistry shows Audience: secondary school students, tertiary education, educators