International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011


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Montgomery County Community College Green STEM Program - Chemistry Day John Caccese   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    United States As part of a week-long Community College program on how scientists from different disciplines view and interact with the environment, Arkema scientists will participate with chemistry experiments and demonstrations directed to excite and inspire economically disadvantaged middle school students in Pottstown, PA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

Arkema Summer Science Teacher Education Program John Caccese   |   added on Jun 16, 2011    |    United States Major Arkema plant locations throughout North America will provide program materials, training and mentorship to selected elementary school science teachers in their local area to strengthen their knowledge of science and enhance their teaching skills.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

Monroe City Scholars Nature of Science Summer Camp Laura Beal   |   added on Jun 16, 2011    |    United States Monroe City Scholars targets rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students in the local public school system. The summer camp provides an opportunity to explore career opportunities in the science and also participate in a week long, inquiry-based activity partnered with a faculty member based around the Global Water Experiment.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, industrial trade fair, analytical chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, school children

Night Lab: The Science of Coffee Stephanie Levi   |   added on Jun 09, 2011    |    United States Get schooled in the science of coffee at this Sunday's Night Lab, where Intelligentsia's Green Coffee Manager and Buyer Sarah Kluth will trace the drink's journey from tree to cup. Night Lab makes science enjoyable and accessible for the general public, bringing fun, educational science programming to adults in Chicago.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists

Science in the News Flash IYC 2011 Special Edition Johnny Kung   |   added on Jun 09, 2011    |    United States A collection of articles written by graduate students at Harvard University to promote public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, website Audience: general public, educators, universities, graduate students