International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Understanding progress

Idea by Ivan Reznikov   |   added on Mar 29, 2011 09:12PM Suggestion Suggestion
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How about making experiments, to show people the other side of the medal?

How about making experiments, to show people the other side of the medal? To show people the problems the progress have brought out? We can show that we can control future by studying chemistry and solving different problems? And the sollutions we can offer are effective and useful...

Topic: hands-on activities, experiments, presentations, environment, climate change, show Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, high schools, school children


Rupashree Dass
May 07, 2011 07:34AM

quite interesting! quite true that progress has brought in problems and the people already know about.....but to think about the perfect solution is really a tough job!

Ivan Reznikov
May 12, 2011 10:01PM

I think...  we should do it. To many people chemistry is associated with something bad: food additives, pesticides, etc. But nobody thinks about the fact: if we will not use pesticides we would have less food? much less... We can make people think about chemistry a little bit better :)

Rupashree Dass
May 18, 2011 08:25AM

ya and that responsibilty lies on the shoulders of us chemists :)

Ivan Reznikov
May 18, 2011 02:00PM

To all of us! Have some ideas what kind of experiment shall we show?

Rupashree Dass
May 27, 2011 09:30AM

hmmm experiments based on applications of chemistry for starters such as u know common chemicals found around the kitchen...keeping the experiments simple so that any layman can understand it...maybe we need to devlop ways to reuse and recycle more effectively to avoid using toxic materila and stuff like that...

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