International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Fantastic Forests Stephen Penny   |   added on Mar 15, 2011    |    United Kingdom A public facing event for ags 5+ where will cover basic aspects of photosynthesis, carbon capture, wood cells, wood fibres, paper making, engineered wood products, dendrochronology.
Topic: hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: general public, school children, families

Essay writing competition Stuart Cantrill   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    United Kingdom To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry is launching an essay competition. We invite aspiring science writers to submit an 'In Your Element'-style essay on any one of the following elements - He, N, Na, Cu, Br, In or Pu.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, publications, science communication Audience: students, graduate students, universities, educational institutions, post graduate students

Online Interactive Periodic Table Carolyn Riches   |   added on Mar 11, 2011    |    United Kingdom This freely available educational resource is aimed at teachers and students. It is Syngenta‚Äôs first online contribution to the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, website Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Meet The Universities Jemma Pyle   |   added on Mar 03, 2011    |    United Kingdom Meet the Universities
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools, school children, secondary schools students

Skin Deep lecture series Zoe Beck   |   added on Mar 03, 2011    |    United Kingdom An exciting series of Fashion Science talks by eminent scientists on diverse subjects related to human skin.
Topic: cosmetics, lectures, skin, research, educational Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education