International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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GiOCA game Giada Rossi   |   added on May 08, 2011    |    Italy Full-scale snakes and ladders game to investigate chemistry of plants and foods through the use of the 5 senses.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, school children, secondary school students

Science in the Park John Caccese   |   added on May 04, 2011    |    United States Several local Scientists will demonstrate interactive and fascinating science experiments geared to amaze Elementary and Middle school age children. There will be Chemists, Biologists, Engineers, and Geologists present, ready to inspire and share their love of science.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, school children, teachers, educators

Chemical Week in Paraguay Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira   |   added on May 02, 2011    |    Paraguay This events it's going to take place during the week of May -from the 3rd to 9th-. This event organize the: Master Coordination, Department of Chemistry of FaCEN (Exact and Natural Sciences) – AEQPP (Student Asociation of Pure Chemistry of Paraguay) and CQP (College of Chemist of Paraguay)
Topic: conferences, celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, publications, analytical chemistry, demonstrations, science fair, art, website, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, references Audience: professional chemists, students, industrial chemists, professors, educators, general public, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, decision makers, women chemists, tertiary education

University of Michgan-Flint Chemistry Club's Demo Academy Monique Wilhelm   |   added on Apr 28, 2011    |    United States The University of Michigan-Flint Chemistry Club will be hosting its first Demo Academy. This workshop is for fifth grade teachers in the GISD and limited to 15 registered participants. It will be held on May 19, 2011, 12:30-3:30.
Topic: hands-on activities, demonstrations, chemistry, workshops Audience: educators, teachers

Fun and Interactive Science Demonstrations Mike Broczkowski   |   added on Apr 26, 2011    |    Canada Science demonstrations will be conducted for grade 5-7 students in a light-hearted way to present concepts such as chemical reactions, with hands on experiments to make 'slime'. The intent of these presentations is to encourage the interest of young people in science and chemistry in a fun and interactive manner.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers