International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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TSN Annual Meeting keynote address 'From Waste to Wealth using Green Chemistry' Philip Smith   |   added on Aug 09, 2011    |    United Kingdom The TSN Annual Meeting brings together network members - teachers and scientists - for an entertaining and informative science talk and update on TSN activities. This free event, will celebrate the role of chemistry in creating a more sustainable future and provide teachers with a timely subject knowledge update.
Topic: chemistry education, networking, sustainable and green chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, educators, research scientists, teachers, post graduate students, primary school teachers, secondary school teachers

Determining the pH of water at locations in Western part of the Isle of Wight Roger Lacey   |   added on Jul 21, 2011    |    United Kingdom Sampling two small watercourses which run through the West Wight. Sampling the water from the beach at Compton Bay and two small streams which run across the beach. Testing each of the samples for pH. Making a still and collecting distilled seawater and comparing the pH of the distilled water with the original seawater.
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, teachers, secondary school students

Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales Erica Roberts   |   added on Jul 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Visit us at the Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Chemistry activities will include pH experiments, making an indicator, solar cells, “Flash Bang! The Climate Change Show”, slime, bath bombs and much more!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, science fair Audience: general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools

Innovations in Chemical Synthesis Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United Kingdom This 18th Annual Review Symposium organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel, will focus on emerging methods in chemical synthesis.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education

29th SCI Process Development Symposium Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United Kingdom The area of Process Development continues to be a challenging and important area for the research into and application of modern synthetic organic chemistry, as well as enabling technologies.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions