International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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National Chemistry Week celebrates IYC 2011 Jaimelee Rizzo   |   added on Sep 24, 2011    |    United States We will celebrate IYC 2011 at our yearly NCW Event held at the NY Hall of Science on Sat., 10/22! Local universities and companies will have a variety of cool hands-on demos for kids ages 5-15! We will also host a "Chemistry Bingo" where winners will win an IYC 2011 lapel pin and other neat goodies!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education

IYC activities at SETAC-Boston Elin Ulrich   |   added on Sep 23, 2011    |    United States IYC related plenary lecture, scientific sessions, informational poster, trivia contest, and Advisory Group business meeting taking place at the SETAC North America annual meeting.
Topic: conferences, educational materials, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry, trivia contest Audience: professional chemists, research scientists, universities, graduate students

Sustainability, Chemistry and the Art of Craft Beer-A Cape Cod Science Cafe Event Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Sep 15, 2011    |    United States Sustainability, Chemistry and the Art of Craft Beer A Cape Cod Science Cafe in celebration of Quarter 3 of the International Year of Chemistry during National Chemistry Week. The IYC Q3 theme is: Recycling. Cape Cod Beer is a Certified Cape Cod Green business.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: general public, professional chemists

Career Cafe Bridget Mccourt   |   added on Sep 09, 2011    |    United States Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, high schools, school children

Spellbound: an IYC video series Terri Taylor   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A new ACS video series — aptly named Spellbound — tells the stories of eight chemists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in laboratories, win Nobel Prizes and make other notable achievements.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, high schools, secondary schools students, women chemists, universities, educational institutions