International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Celebrating IYC at Vadamaradchy, Point Pedro, Northern Province, Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Aug 26, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The International Year of Chemistry 2011 was celebrated on a grand scale by the Zonal Education Department of Vadamaradchy on 24 June 2011 at J/Methodist Girls School, Point Pedro. Vadamaradchy Education Zone was the first to organize IYC -2011 celebrations in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Series of Conferences on Astronomy and Chemistry Miguel Angel Méndez-Rojas   |   added on Aug 26, 2011    |    Mexico Series of conferences on the series of talks for all public on topics related with Chemistry and Astronomy to celebrate the IYC and the 70th anniversary of INAOE.
Topic: seminars, educational materials, conferences, chemistry education, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educational institutions, general public

The American Chemical Society and NASA Explore Water and IYC- on Earth and in Space - a live Webcast Terri Taylor   |   added on Aug 24, 2011    |    United States Join specialists from NASA and the American Chemical Society, on September 22nd at 1:00pm EDT, as they discuss the IYC Global Water experiment and how water filtration affects our lives on Earth and in space.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, educational materials, chemistry education, webcast, water Audience: students, general public, educators, school children, high schools, secondary school students, secondary schools students, teachers

Investigation to Chemistry: Try chemical experiments in Fukuoka University of Education Masaaki Harada   |   added on Aug 16, 2011    |    Japan Five chemical experiments including "chemical magic of colors", "separate pigments", "procedure artificail salmon roe reform kelp", "heat generation by crystallization from solution", and "drawing an electric pen" will be demonstrated.demonstrated.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: school children, secondary school students, general public

Produce a card game, "CHEMISTRY QUEST" and hold related events Daigo Fujita   |   added on Aug 15, 2011    |    Japan Create and promote "CHEMISTRY QUEST", an academic and game based on chemical bond which was produced by a elementaly student. Hot events at cafe in Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo, for learning and enjoying chemistry using the card game.
Topic: chemistry education, workshops, educational materials Audience: general public, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students