International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A short portrait of quebec chemists and biochemists Yvan Ouellet   |   added on Dec 09, 2011    |    Canada A short biography of celebrate or unknown chemists and biochemists. Most worked or lived in Quebec (Canada) and some are world celebrities. Others had influence on chemistry, biochemistry, teaching and scientific vulgarization.
Topic: educational materials Audience: chemists, biochemists, general public

An Evening of Lectures and Demonstration for the General Public Ying Zheng   |   added on Oct 17, 2011    |    Canada Hosted by Greg Patenaude and Rene Boere
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry Demonstration Shows Wayne Lippa   |   added on Oct 17, 2011    |    Canada A variety of chemical demonstrations are performed at schools in the Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada area. These demonstrations highlight several general chemical principles to encourage interest in chemistry of the students at the schools.
Topic: demonstrations Audience: students, teachers

Graduate Students Symposium at the University of Sherbrooke Nadi Braidy   |   added on Oct 01, 2011    |    Canada Symposium day of graduate students of the Chemical and Biotechnological Engineering of Universit√© de Sherbrooke. October 14th, 2011 Room C1-2038
Topic: conferences, seminars Audience: graduate students, undergraduate students, professors

UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC with the Girl Guides of Canada: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic Angela Crane   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Canada UBC Chemistry invites members of the West Point Grey Girl Guide District to join their IYC 2011 celebrations. With presentations, demonstrations and liquid nitrogen ice-cream this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for girls of all ages!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, chemistry education, demonstrations Audience: general public, school children