International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Expo QuĂ­mica 2011 Lautaro Kremenchuzky   |   added on Sep 05, 2011    |    Argentina The exposition will show different aspects about chemistry, such as industries, food, health, environmental issues. It consists of students´ productions, conferences, videos, stands from some chemical companies. The main goal is to show young students that chemistry is everywhere.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry As INnovating Science - CHAINS2011 J. Grimminck   |   added on Sep 05, 2011    |    Netherlands CHAINS2011 (Chemistry As INnovating Science) is the largest chemical conference in the Netherlands ever.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair, website, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, research scientists, professors, students, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Project iLASER David Brown   |   added on Sep 03, 2011    |    United States Project iLASER (investigations with Light And Sustainable Energy Resources) is an outreach project to engage children and the general public living in communities along the US-Mexico international border from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, educational institutions, school children

Chemistry Distance Learners - Who, Why, and How? SEMINAR Sivaswaroop Pathaneni   |   added on Aug 31, 2011    |    India Many working people in Chemical & Pharma Industries and those who cannot attend colleges daily, are joining Distance Learning Courses in Chemistry. It helps them to sustain and develop their interest in Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, networking Audience: industrial chemists, general public, graduate students

VIGYAN JIGYASA Sivaswaroop Pathaneni   |   added on Aug 31, 2011    |    India It is aimed at providing an exposure to Chemistry lab, to the Government School Children. perhaps, it could be their First step in to a Chemistry lab. MSc Chemistry students will be the volunteers in explaining them and shall display posters in Marathi(the local language).
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: secondary school students, high schools, post graduate students