International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011


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Arkema Summer Science Teacher Education Program John Caccese   |   added on Jun 16, 2011    |    United States Major Arkema plant locations throughout North America will provide program materials, training and mentorship to selected elementary school science teachers in their local area to strengthen their knowledge of science and enhance their teaching skills.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

Chemistry for everyone - Química para todos Lautaro Kremenchuzky   |   added on Jun 12, 2011    |    Argentina Students of ages 12-18 will be able to make some products at the chemistry lab. The products made will be sold and the money collected will be used for charity purposes.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, teachers, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Amazing Chemistry Applied Daily Zoe Beck   |   added on Jun 02, 2011    |    United Kingdom Introduction to the science involved in the development of modern cosmetics and in the evaluation of their performance.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, seminars Audience: students, secondary school students, high schools

SEEDS (Systemic Education and Extra-Mural Development and Support) Scifest Africa Outreach Project Stephen Ashworth   |   added on Jun 02, 2011    |    United Kingdom Chemistry shows and educator workshops in rural schools in the Western Cape province of South Africa
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations Audience: educators, secondary schools students, teachers

1° Encuentro Nacional de Estudiantes de Química Maximiliano Andres Zensich   |   added on May 29, 2011    |    Argentina This meeting will feature different scope of careers relating to the chemical sciences and generate interest in chemistry through plenary lectures given by industrial chemists and chemical researchers, as well as debates and talks carried out by degree and post-degree students.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education