International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Science Discoveries: The Science Around Us Eric Klinker   |   added on May 27, 2011    |    United States Learn about the the science that surrounds us every day through hands on activities and demonstrations.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: school children, schools

Environmental Education through Teaching and Learning Chemistry Wen Zhou   |   added on May 27, 2011    |    Vietnam On 1 October, Ha Noi National University of Education will host a workshop on "Environmental Education through Teaching and Learning Chemistry" to support chemistry teachers from all grade levels to integrate lessons on the environment and sustainable development into their curricula.
Topic: educational materials, chemistry education Audience: teachers, universities, students

Forest School Educational Fundraiser Periodic Table Steven Marsh   |   added on May 26, 2011    |    United Kingdom Forest School has installed the world's first Educational Fundraiser Periodic Table to educate and inspire its pupils whilst raising funds for improvements to its science facilities. Those interested in sponsoring an element can find out more by visiting the school or email
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, celebrating chemistry Audience: educational institutions, secondary school students, educators, general public, decision makers, secondary schools, school children, secondary schools students

Developing Future Ivan Reznikov   |   added on May 25, 2011    |    Belarus We were showing experiments to teacher and schoolchildren. We`ve made all 4 experiments, and we really proud of it!) Also we`ve made presentations on the properties of water, and showed the real ecological situation in our country.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Sibo Mixes Things Up by Ginny Stone Ginny Stone   |   added on May 23, 2011    |    South Africa A fun story book for young children - written in rhyme - with the topic of chemistry woven into the story line. This book is the 10th in the Sibo Series, published by Lets Look publishers (Pretoria, South Africa). It is now available - visit the website for more details -
Topic: celebrating chemistry, publications, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: young students, educators