International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry - Our life, Our future. Exhibition in Athens, Greece Giorgio Marcou   |   added on Nov 23, 2010    |    Greece Exhibition in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation. Information material and rare unpublished material (photos, letters, manuscripts, medals, patents, stamps, FDC, etc) from Nobel Laureates of Chemistry (from 1901 to 2010).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, references Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, general public, professors

Human Touch Of Chemistry Sujit Patil   |   added on Nov 23, 2010    |    India We love Chemistry! So we created www.humantouchofchemistry.com. Aimed at kids and chemistry enthusiasts, it will refresh the audiences with the long forgotten wonders of Chemistry. The platform celebrates chemistry and how it touches us in every day life.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, website, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, general public, professors, universities, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers, research scientists, women chemists, tertiary education, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children

Essential2Life 5k Elvin Montero   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States This race is designed to highlight the role of chemistry as “essential2life”. The race will benefit the American Red Cross, whose services are likewise essential. The event includes the 5K run, a 3K walk, a “kids sprint,” a fair to showcase our companies, raffle prizes and various educational and entertainment activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, chemistry, fair, 5k, marathon, competition Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, runners, advocates

American Chemical Society's IYC Bulletin Liezl Perez   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States Distributed monthly, the IYC Bulletin is intended to reach out to those individuals involved in grassroots promotion of the IYC in order to share information, resources, and best practices for the planning and execution of IYC programs, events, and initiatives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, publications Audience: professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, general public, professors, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers

Younger Chemist International Video Michael Hurrey   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States Cartoon video depicting a world without chemistry and the challenges faced without the transforming power of chemistry. Video done with levity to engage young people and to highlight IYC 2011. The IYC 2011 slogan Chemistry - Our Life, Our Future is translated into a dozen languages to reach as many people as possible.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials Audience: students, educators, general public, professional chemists