International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security Educational Materials for International Audiences Tina Masciangioli   |   added on Jun 25, 2010    |    United States These educational materials outline chemical laboratory management best practices, including enhanced safety and security in the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals. The materials include a reference book, instructors guide, laboratory signs, and more. Will be available in Arabic, English, French, and Indonesian.
Topic: chemistry, references, educational materials, chemical safety, chemical security Audience: tertiary education, professional chemists, students, decision makers, professors

Super Science Saturday: Celebrating Chemistry – Past, Present, Future Kathy Agee   |   added on Jun 16, 2010    |    United States This event will provide educational activities and opportunities for students and their families to experience the science of chemistry. These activities will focus on understanding the foundational elements of pure chemistry, its connections with the other sciences and our culture, and the career opportunities available.
Topic: hands-on, demonstrations, displays, inter-disciplinary, presentations, chemistry, history, art, marie curie Audience: general public, children, elementary, secondary, school, students, teachers, educators, k-12, parents

Oil Chemistry and Its Effects on Our Daily Lives Jeffry Newman   |   added on Feb 13, 2010    |    United States In conjunction with its 101st Annual Meeting & Expo, AOCS will bring Monsanto’s Crop Analytics Mobile Laboratory (CAML) to Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday, May 13, 2010. The chemistry classes for secondary students will visit the laboratory to see real-life laboratory applications and to learn about oil chem
Topic: laboratory demonstration, methods of analysis, oil chemistry Audience: research scientists, chemical engineers, farmers, secondary school students