International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Development of an Organic Reagent Collaboration Collaboration Kkaustubh Kkaustubh   |   added on Jan 19, 2012 A reagent must be developed to help synthesize and create and interconvert the molecules of varied functional groups in usage with minimum amount of energy and temperature and allowing more speedier reactions.
Topic: experiments Audience: professional chemists

Pilot project called experimental rocketry, is the analysis, design, construction and launch of an experimental rocket fuel solid with a payload in excess of 1000 meters Collaboration Collaboration Juan carlos Arias cañón   |   added on Jan 01, 2012 The experimental project called Mission Rocket Pioneers is part of the Space Program Eduacación +14 EEA School conducted by the Colombian Association Astcol Astronautics. It seeks to involve students in the design, analysis, construction, testing and launch of an experimental rocket.
Topic: experiments, exhibition Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, educators

Involving high school students and teachers Collaboration Collaboration Manica Perdan Ocepek   |   added on Dec 07, 2011 ICY is approaching its end and the activities of our school are summarised.
Topic: experiments, presentations, history of chemistry, environment, engaging the youth Audience: students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools

One Million IMPACTING Two Hundred Million Collaboration Collaboration Sydney Kloppers   |   added on Dec 02, 2011 This project is focusing on the further development of NATURAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY in junior and high schools in developing nations around the World over the next 10 years at least, and we have called the project “One Million IMPACTING Two Hundred Million”!!
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, workshops Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, tertiary education, global, post graduate students, decision makers, regional, post secondary students

Honoring Clara Immerwahr: a heroine of chemistry and humanity Collaboration Collaboration Pierre Waithe   |   added on Nov 30, 2011 Clara Immerwahr is a German chemist who took a lone but courageous stand against her nation and her infamous husband/rival, famed chemist Fritz Haber in opposition to chemical warfare during World War One.
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: professional chemists., post secondary students, regional, decision makers, post graduate students, global, tertiary education, international, researchers, iyc enthusiasts, educators, school children, high schools, scientists, teachers, general public, secondary schools