International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Cosmetics Monica Metzler   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A continuation of ISC's "Chemistry for Grown-ups" series that began with beer, whiskey and chocolate, with upcoming programs on honey and coffee. A professor of chemistry and a cosmetic chemist will explain about the chemical content and properties of personal care products and direct people in conducting experiments.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, adults

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