International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011


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Weather and Science Day with the Colorado Rockies Steve Spangler   |   added on May 11, 2011    |    United States Colorado Weather and Science Day will teach elements of chemistry, physics, weather and sound to thousands of students at Coors Field in Denver. Students will participate in hands-on demonstrations to learn about elements of chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, works, hands-on activities, demonstrations, celebrating chemistry, chemistry experiment Audience: students, teachers, elementary students, school children, educators, science enthusiasts

Engaging Colleagues in Dialogue Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    United States Have you ever found a project to go awry only to learn that miscommunication was the cause? Good communication skills can make all the difference in your success as a leader. This webinar will help you improve your communication skills from both sides of the communication exchange – as sender and receiver. Join our speaker,
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, demonstrations, presentations Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, graduate students, secondary schools students

EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemistry Trade Show Fira de Barcelona   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    Spain EXPOQUIMIA is the leading event for the chemistry sector in southern Europe. This edition (14th - 18th November 2011) will be putting an emphasis on the scientific side of chemicals with an ambitious programme of conferences, seminars and other activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, students, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools

Materials and Health Community Engagement Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 09, 2011    |    United States This year we participate in a global celebration of chemistry – the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011)! The year concludes with the third and fourth quarter topics of Materials and Health. Be informed. Join us as our speakers discuss resources and exciting upcoming events that demonstrate the properties of materials
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, acs webinars, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: chemists, general public, educators, professors, students, teachers, secondary schools, school children

Photochemistry for Wellbeing of Society N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on May 06, 2011    |    Sri Lanka A seminar on Photochemistry for the well-being of the society will be held by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon on 17th June 2011 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations Audience: industrial chemists, post graduate students, professors, educators, research scientists, secondary school students, women chemists, secondary schools students