International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Sep 14, 2011    |    India Celebrate Diwali with the TIFR Outreach team in our two-part Chai and Why?series this October! From the simple diya to the precisely calibrated assembly of chemicals that go in to produce the spectacular effects in fireworks, we look at the science behind the festival of light.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education, fireworks Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Chemistry fairs Lois Ngope   |   added on Sep 13, 2011    |    Botswana In conjuction with the University of Botswana Chemistry department, the ministry of Education is organising chemistry fair days around the country. Lecturers from the university are touring the nation taking chemistry to students and teachers in primary and secondary schools.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, fair Audience: students, professors, educators, teachers, school children

IYC Celbration in Dibru College Zenith Buragohain   |   added on Sep 12, 2011    |    India A daylong celebration of international year of chemistry on 24th September in Dibru college; celebration consists of painting competition, quiz competition and a popular talk.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, general public, professors, teachers, research scientists, post graduate students, universities, secondary school students, high schools, tertiary education

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

Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on Sep 08, 2011    |    India Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, teachers, research scientists, general public, decision makers