International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Wrexham Science Festival Katie Dutton   |   added on May 13, 2011    |    United Kingdom The Wrexham Science Festival returns in July, and will include a whole host of talks, workshops and demonstrations to get you thinking about science. Events will be based around four themes – Earth and the Universe, Animal World, Human Mind & Body, and Bright Sparks
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, research scientists, teachers

2011: Odissea nella Chimica - A Chemistry Odyssey Tommaso Martelli   |   added on May 11, 2011    |    Italy "2011:Odissea nella Chimica" will be in Pisa, Italy, a week-end full of activities to explore Chemistry; this event is for everyone! Old and young, experts and curious!!! see you in Pisa!!!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, conferences, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children

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

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