International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Painting Chemistry Marian Asantewah Nkansah   |   added on Oct 07, 2010    |    Ghana Junior and senior high pupils will be asked to come up with a painting depicting chemistry or any chemistry concept.
Topic: chemistry education, art Audience: students, educators, secondary schools, teachers, decision makers, secondary school students, educational institutions, high schools

Fabbricato dall'uomo. Chimica e modernizzazione in Italia [Man-made. Chemistry and Modernity in Italy] Daniele Pozzi   |   added on Sep 22, 2010    |    Italy Conference on the history of chemical industry, organized by Archivio del Cinema Industriale (Industrial Films Archive) at LIUC University. The conference will show the evolution of industrial chemistry in Italy, from 1940s to 1990, trough contributions of business historians, industrialists and trough historical documentaries
Topic: conferences, chemical industry Audience: students, educators, general public, post graduate students, universities, professors, tertiary education, teachers, high schools, educational institutions, research scientists, industrial chemists, secondary school students

The American Chemical Society's IYC 2011 website Liezl Perez   |   added on Sep 20, 2010    |    United States As part of the IYC-2011 initiative, the American Chemical Society has sponsored a website to promote chemistry to the general public and assist interested users in finding and sponsoring outreach activities in 2011. This website is a single-source portal containing the ACS' contribution to this truly global celebration.
Topic: planners, materials, resources, website Audience: educators, general public, universities, teachers, school children, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, graduate students, secondary school students

Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise Lida Schoen   |   added on Sep 13, 2010    |    Netherlands The Global Stamp Competition (IUPAC's CCE, Christiane Reiners and Lida Schoen) was launched at the opening ceremony of IYC 2011 in Paris on January 27-28, 2011. The competition was open to students all over the world in 3 age categories (12-14, 15-18 and undergraduates / teacher students from all subjects (not only chemistry!)
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, muti disciplinary Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, tertiary education, teachers, secondary schools, high schools, secondary school students, educational institutions

A World without Polymers Giancarlo Galli   |   added on Aug 29, 2010    |    International We will hold a video and essay contest celebrating IYC. The topic will be to imagine a "World without Polymers" and to write about the detrimental effect on society if polymers were absent. We expect to award prizes including a trip to the World Chemical Congress for award winners.
Topic: competition, video Audience: students, school children, secondary schools, high schools