International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Focus on Tap Water Cynthia Van ginkel   |   added on Jan 20, 2011    |    Canada Find out fast facts about water purification and treatment in Metro Vancouver as well as bottled water vs. tap water. Take part in a Global Experiment "pH of the planet" using portable pH testing equipment. Get your home tap water tested for lead.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students

Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future Javier Garcia-Martinez   |   added on Jan 19, 2011    |    Spain In the International Year of Chemistry, prominent scientists highlight the major advances in the fight against the largest problems faced by humanity from the point of view of chemistry, showing how their science is essential to ensuring our long-term survival.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, universities, teachers, decision makers, educational institutions

26th Philippine Chemistry Congress Shalom Rodriguez   |   added on Jan 17, 2011    |    Philippines The 26PCC will celebrate the 2011 IYC with special sessions which aim to highlight the important role that Chemistry plays in our industry, environment and society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, chemistry education, seminars, chemistry, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, competition, science fair, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists

Cafe Chimique Tim Reynolds   |   added on Jan 16, 2011    |    Belgium On the evening of Thursday January 27 RSC Belgium hosts a public debate on climate change in a cafĂ© style setting in Brussels. Two expert speakers will set the scene and then the audience will be invited to participate to answer two questions: "Is Global warming really happening?" and "And is it due to human activities?".
Topic: networking, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, decision makers, school children

Bangor University Celebrates Chemistry Stevie Scanlan   |   added on Jan 14, 2011    |    United Kingdom A year long celebration of chemistry with events for all ages
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, competition, science fair Audience: teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children