International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security Educational Materials for International Audiences Tina Masciangioli   |   added on Jun 25, 2010    |    United States These educational materials outline chemical laboratory management best practices, including enhanced safety and security in the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals. The materials include a reference book, instructors guide, laboratory signs, and more. Will be available in Arabic, English, French, and Indonesian.
Topic: chemistry, references, educational materials, chemical safety, chemical security Audience: tertiary education, professional chemists, students, decision makers, professors

Conducting Polymers Jaroslav Stejskal   |   added on Jun 23, 2010    |    Czech Republic A scientific symposium, 75th Prague Meeting on Macromolecules "Conducting Polymers", to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 10-14 July 2011
Topic: conferences Audience: professional chemists, students

ChemCrown 2010-11 Rajeev Singh   |   added on Jun 18, 2010    |    India Annual Chemical Society Festival, From quizzes, extempore to chemical fashion show to hands-on activities
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry, competition, celebrating chemistry, science fair, seminars Audience: tertiary education, students, universities, post graduate students, teachers, professors

Super Science Saturday: Celebrating Chemistry – Past, Present, Future Kathy Agee   |   added on Jun 16, 2010    |    United States This event will provide educational activities and opportunities for students and their families to experience the science of chemistry. These activities will focus on understanding the foundational elements of pure chemistry, its connections with the other sciences and our culture, and the career opportunities available.
Topic: hands-on, demonstrations, displays, inter-disciplinary, presentations, chemistry, history, art, marie curie Audience: general public, children, elementary, secondary, school, students, teachers, educators, k-12, parents

365 Molecules Who Changed Chemistry Rodrigo Souza   |   added on Jun 12, 2010    |    Brazil We are planning to celebrate each day of the International Year of Chemistry in Brazil with a different molecule who changed in some way chemistry.
Topic: organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry Audience: general public, school children, students, tertiary education, educators, decision makers, professional chemists, regional, secondary schools