International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Open Door at the University of Cologne Heike Henneken   |   added on Jun 20, 2011    |    Germany On Chemistry Department of the University of Cologne will open its doors for the puplic. Kids are welcome.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: general public, teachers, school children

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

Summer Holiday Exhibition for Children: The effects of salt in your body ! Hiroki Takanashi   |   added on Jun 11, 2011    |    Japan The 33rd annual summer holiday exhibition for children focuses on the human body and salt. During the exhibition period, there will be scientific demonstrations by instructors, kid’s workshops for simple experiments featuring salt, special lecture series on salt by guest lecturers and museum staff.
Topic: workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, general public

Night Lab: The Science of Coffee Stephanie Levi   |   added on Jun 09, 2011    |    United States Get schooled in the science of coffee at this Sunday's Night Lab, where Intelligentsia's Green Coffee Manager and Buyer Sarah Kluth will trace the drink's journey from tree to cup. Night Lab makes science enjoyable and accessible for the general public, bringing fun, educational science programming to adults in Chicago.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists

The Chemistry in my Life Arlette Richaud   |   added on Jun 08, 2011    |    Mexico Join us in demonstrations and hands-on activities for general public, showing the way that chemical basic principles are present in daily life. Lets playing like a spy, a chef, a physician or like a scientific researcher. Take part of two funny scientific sundays.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, teachers