International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Hands-on, Hearts-on and Minds-on: Chemistry Teaching-Learning Using Low-Cost Apparatus and Chemicals Temechegn Engida   |   added on Jan 01, 2012    |    Ethiopia This workshop for teachers demonstrates an awareness of using low cost appropriate teaching-learning materials for chemistry and shows the efficiency, cost and appropriateness of low cost materials from locally available materials.
Topic: low cost materials Audience: teachers

Networking Breakfast - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Nigist Asfaw   |   added on Jan 05, 2011    |    Ethiopia Women in the field of Chemistry (teachers, students and women active in the field) will gather on Jan. 18 to discuss the role of women in advancing sustainable chemistry and also network with other countries to celebrate the IYC and the pivotal role of Marie Curie in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists

Chemistry Education in Ethiopia Temechegn Engida   |   added on Sep 21, 2010    |    Ethiopia A conference will be organized to review the past and present practices and challenges of chemistry education at secondary and tertiary levels of Ethiopia and to propose innovative/modern system based on international experiences.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, conferences, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, educators, professors, tertiary education, secondary schools