International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Popularization of petrochemistry in Russia Yuliya Datsyuk   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Russian Federation CJSC "SIBUR Holding" is planning widespread promo-actions and PR-campaigns, aimed at attractivation of petrochemistry.The second big project devoted to IYC 2011 is the International competition of innovative ideas in the sphere of production and application of petrochemical products.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, competition, industrial trade fair, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, graduate students

NATA Young Scientists of the Year Award 2011 Philip Keeffe   |   added on Apr 07, 2011    |    Australia An annual natiional science competition for Primary School students to encourage young scientists and promote learning of science among schoolchildren.
Topic: chemistry education, chemistry students, competition, young scientists, scientific learning, chemistry experiment, chemistry fun Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, primary school students, primary school teachers, primary schools, primary school principals

Home-made Experiments Contest Lautaro Kremenchuzky   |   added on Apr 03, 2011    |    Argentina The contest consists of making a home-made experiment, which must be recorded and uploaded. Previously, they must set a hypothesis and afterwards, there must be a conclusion.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, competition, science fair Audience:

Worlds Largest Chemistry Lesson Jason Dornbush   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    United States Join the Grout Museum District as we attempt the Guinness World RecordsTM Largest Chemistry Lesson. This is one for the record books.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, universities

Crystal Growing Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia The RACI Qld Crystal Growing Competition is an opportunity for students to take part in a scientific competition. The process is simple, and designed to encourage students to develop an interest in Chemistry from a young age.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students