International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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National Chemistry Week Mary Moore   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Halloween in the Science Lab Thomas Kuntzleman   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United States A chance for folks in Michigan to learn about and celebrate chemistry by doing hands-on activities and experiments and also by watching chemistry demonstrations.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Chemistry at the Garden Alison Foster   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United Kingdom A 3 month exhibition from October to December at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in conjunction with the University of Oxford Chemistry Department. The exhibition will focus on the links between plants and chemistry - photosynthesis, pigments, the chemistry of taste and smell, new materials inspired by plants etc.
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, secondary school students

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

Chemical attraction -- Attraction chimique Jean-daniel Doucet   |   added on Aug 21, 2011    |    Canada Chemical attraction is a traveling interactive activities designed to show the presence of chemistry in everyday public, banana fireworks! 5 subjects, molecular gastronomy, radioactivity, fireworks, forensic chemistry and history of chemistry, stimulates the 5 senses of the participants!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: general public, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions