International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation Kotohiro Nomura   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan “Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation” is a special public event on occasion of International Symposium on Catalysis and fine Chemicals 2011. The event consists of a special lecture for junior high and high school students, exhibitions, video and brief demonstrations for better understa
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers

“Your Magic – It’s Chemistry” Exhibition Teruto Ohta   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan An exhibition are planned to let visitors experience fun, surprise and wonder through exhibition pieces related with chemistry and materials. Through this, science museums in the world will be inspired to introduce more exhibition of chemistry.
Topic: hands-on activities, demonstrations, educational materials, art, website, publications, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: elementary, secondary and high school students and general public

Open Campus of Department of Environmental Chemistry and Materials, Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, Okayama University Yukitaka Kimura   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan Department of Environmental Chemistry and Materials of Okayama University will open our campus on August 5 and 6, 2011 mainly for the high school students to get familiar with our policy and activity, and to enhance interest in chemistry among the younger generation.
Topic: chemistry education, demonstrations, educational materials Audience: post graduate students, universities, professors, tertiary education, teachers, secondary schools, secondary school students, educational institutions, high schools

Elements - The Beauty of Chemistry David Grayson   |   added on Jul 18, 2011    |    Ireland An exhibition that brings together Science and Art, focusing on selected elements from the Periodic Table. It includes an Atomic Kitchen, where visitors can do experiments, and there is a series of associated lab-based workshops specially designed to cater for the younger generation.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, art and science Audience: general public, teachers, school children, secondary schools students

Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales Erica Roberts   |   added on Jul 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Visit us at the Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Chemistry activities will include pH experiments, making an indicator, solar cells, “Flash Bang! The Climate Change Show”, slime, bath bombs and much more!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, science fair Audience: general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools