International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Monitoring of Fresh Water Bodies Pedro Robles   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Puerto Rico Water monitoring of fresh water bodies by public school students from elementary, intermediate and high school students. Undergraduate students of Caribbean University are also participating in the water monitoring program.
Topic: water monitoring, water, chemistry courses, demonstrations, rivers, streams, educational materials, science Audience: students, educators, research, undergraduate students, university, undergraduate research, public school research, high school, intermediate school, children, water quality, elementary school

Experimental Show Rosalind Boulton   |   added on Jun 21, 2011    |    Australia Fire and ice, smoke and explosions galore - come and celebrate the International Year of Chemistry with our chemists who are sure to excite and entertain you in this spectacular show that demonstrates what chemistry is all about!
Topic: chemistry, show, magic, demonstration Audience: children, families, students, high schools, secondary schools, univ

Ten Experiments and questions out of the field of chemistry Frank P. Dietrich   |   added on Mar 19, 2011    |    Germany Visitors of the "Maimarkt" in Stuttgart-Wangen will have the opportunity to do ten experiments and find answers to questions. concerning chemical issues.
Topic: questions, answers, experiments Audience: maimarkt, children

The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game Jim Macdonald   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Canada The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game is a new game designed to teach middle school and high school students the fundamentals of the periodic table.
Topic: learning chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, education of chemistry, game, learning through play, periodic table, cartoons, binary compounds, elements, hands-on activities, inorganic chemistry, learning, posters Audience: children, students, general public, educators, schools, teachers, secondary schools, middle school teachers, animation, cards, funny, kids, primary schools, universities, youth

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