International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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What's Cooking at the Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science Open Day Jen Nixon   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Australia Feast on an exciting and engaging program for all ages as the Australian Academy of Science Open Day explores the chemistry of food. Learn about the science of wine production, the chemistry of nutritious food, the way taste works and much more in an interactive smorgasbord of scientific delights.
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry fun, presentations, food chemistry Audience: general public, teachers, students, school children, scientists

Our Children on Water Sophie Boldon   |   added on Jul 05, 2011    |    United Kingdom A striking international art exhibition featuring work from children across the world showing how they feel about water
Topic: sustainable development, chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, water Audience: students, general public, teachers, school children

The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom There is now an alternative view that challenges the previously long held belief that saturated fats have an important effect as a causative agent of cardiovascular disease.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, industrial chemists, universities, secondary school students, school children, decision makers

The Chemistry of Textiles Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom This event will highlight recent developments and technical innovations in the use of chemicals in the textile industry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educational institutions, educators, research scientists, teachers, secondary school students, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Water quality measurement activity for high school students in China Can Zhang   |   added on Jul 01, 2011    |    China For celebrating International Year of Chemistry, Water quality measurement activity of high school students in China has launched a week ago.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: high schools, school children