International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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CARBON Discussion Discussion Eunice Jonassy   |   added on May 22, 2011 My teacher taught me that chlorine can not decolourize printer's ink because it contains carbon,my question is what is the effect of carbon to the chlorine,what do the carbon do to make chlorine unreactive with printer's ink?
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Letters to a Young Chemist Discussion Discussion Abhik Ghosh   |   added on May 21, 2011 Written by senior statesmen of the field and up-and-coming younger chemists, this book presents unique insights into what it means to be a chemist. The 17 chapters are written in the form of letters to a Angela, a hypothetical undergraduate in San Diego, California, who is considering a potential career as a chemist.
Topic: engaging the youth, conferences, chemistry olympiad, climate change, environment, history of chemistry, presentations Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools, scientists, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, global, post graduate students, decision makers, regional, post secondary students

Renewable fuels Discussion Discussion Alireza Oveisi   |   added on May 15, 2011 Hydrogen fuel refers to the use of hydrogen gas (H2) as an energy carrier
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Chemistry: Magic in real ! ! ! ! ! Discussion Discussion Chirag Fultariya   |   added on May 09, 2011 Targeting day to day uses of chemistry in real lifestyle. Showing utilities and future road map of chemistry, teachers can attract students for future.
Topic: seminars, engaging the youth Audience: highschool students, college students, teachers

Just released: Periodic Quest Atomic Number Game (Software Version) Discussion Discussion Ravindran Pulyassary   |   added on May 06, 2011 J ust released Periodic Questâ„¢ Atomic Number Game (Software Version) A fun filled card game for introducing youngsters to the universe of Chemical Elements and to the Periodic Table of Elements.
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