International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chicago Chemistry Day Josh Kurutz   |   added on Oct 19, 2011    |    United States Chicago celebrates the International Year of Chemistry with a grande finale for National Chemistry Week: Chemistry Day! A fun-filled gathering for experiment, demonstration, and presentation. See http://chicagoacs.net/IYC-2011/ and http://chicagochemistryday.eventbrite.com/ for details.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, high school students, middle school teachers, middle school students, high school teachers, public, boy scouts, girl scouts, explorer scouts

ChemFest Heather Jarrett   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    United States Come celebrate National Science Week at Carnegie Science Center! Explore the everyday applications of chemistry by investigating dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local organizations!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, demonstrations, networking, chemistry education Audience: general public, students, school children

A Tour and Appreciation for the Challenges of Oil Exploration and Production Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    United States This informational seminar will highlight the topics of oil exploration and production. Audience members will gain an understanding of the technology and challenges to meet the energy demand of our world.
Topic: energy, networking, celebrating chemistry, oil chemistry Audience: general public, research scientists, industrial chemists

Pennies for PUR Water Project Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 04, 2011    |    United States We are sponsoring the Pennies for PUR water project in our area by reaching out to local chemical companies to host drives or donate directly.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, research scientists, industrial chemists

RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE at Geffen Playhouse Geffen Playhouse   |   added on Sep 27, 2011    |    United States Coinciding with the International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie‚Äôs Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Geffen Playhouse is producing the world premiere of RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE, written by acclaimed actor, writer and science enthusiast Alan Alda.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, celebrating history of science, nobel prize in chemistry, entertainment, theater, art and science Audience: general public, professional chemists, women chemists, professors, students, historians, scientists