International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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ATOM - the Chemistry Club of O.P.J.S. Yash Agrawal   |   added on Jul 14, 2011    |    India WE ARE WORKING FOR IYC 2011. www.atom-opjs.blogspot.com
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, publications, competition, references, industrial trade fair, art, biotechnology, website, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Monitoring of Fresh Water Bodies Pedro Robles   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Puerto Rico Water monitoring of fresh water bodies by public school students from elementary, intermediate and high school students. Undergraduate students of Caribbean University are also participating in the water monitoring program.
Topic: water monitoring, water, chemistry courses, demonstrations, rivers, streams, educational materials, science Audience: students, educators, research, undergraduate students, university, undergraduate research, public school research, high school, intermediate school, children, water quality, elementary school

A Soup├žon of Science: Creativity at the Interface of Chemistry and Cuisine Gwen Lawrie   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Australia A/Prof Kent Kirshenbaum (NYU) will present a free public lecture providing an engaging exploration of the world of cooking from a molecular perspective. The audience will have opportunity to engage in the topic through samples circulated during the presentation.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: general public, professors, educators, teachers, secondary school students, secondary schools, professional chemists, tertiary students

Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The tour begins in the winery and the entire wine making process is explained from the management of the vine, the pruning and picking of the grapes, through to the processing, fermentation, blending and bottling.
Topic: workshops, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, universities, teachers

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