International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Chocolate Monica Metzler   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of chocolate is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. A professor of chemistry, and R&D Specialist from a chocolate manufacturer will explain and demonstrate various chemical reactions in the chocolate-making process.
Topic: chocolate, chemistry, cooking, food, hands on activities, workshops Audience: general public, adults

Workshop on Chromatographic techniques Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Jan 22, 2011    |    India The Chromatographic Society of India has organised a workshop on Chromatographic Techniques on March 10-12,2011 at G N Khalsa College, Mumbai which will cover theory and experimentation pertaining to GC, HPLC, HPTLC,Hyphenated Techniques and Electrophoresis.
Topic: workshops, hands on activities, educational materials, demonstrations and networking Audience: college teachers, researchers and practising chemists from industry

Chemistry the Elixer of Life Ma. Cecilia Almeda   |   added on Jan 14, 2011    |    Philippines A campaign on the essence of understanding chemistry as an important step in living a better life. Encouraging young students from the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels to study chemistry by inviting them to attend exhibits and presentations and lectures. It is a campaign on career opportunities.
Topic: hands on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, chemical safety, household chemistry, consumer chemistry, chemistry career opportunities Audience: students, chemists, educators, general public, decision and policy makers, secondary school students, school children

IYC 2011 Celebration in Nigeria Edu Inam   |   added on Nov 15, 2010    |    Nigeria The department of chemistry, University of Uyo is hosting a five day program to celebrate chemistry. The activities are generally planned to increase the public understanding and appreciation of chemistry in a society where interest in the subject is diminishing.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, hands on activities, publications, media discussion, exhibition, awards, chemistry outreach, public lecture Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, general public, professors, post graduate students, decision makers, teachers, secondary schools, graduate students

Miraculous demonstrations to increase interest in chemistry and to eradicate superstitions SUDESH GHODERAO   |   added on Mar 23, 2010    |    India The miraculous chemical demonstrations are used to develop interest in student about chemical sciences, develop scientific temper and to eradicate superstitions associated with it.
Topic: hands on activities Audience: students, general public