International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Inauguration of the Marie SkÅ‚odowska Curie Conference Centre of ECHA Collaboration Collaboration Virginia Mercouri   |   added on Oct 08, 2011 Under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union and UNESCO
Topic: history of chemistry, exhibition, engaging the youth Audience: students, teachers, scientists, professional chemists, educators, decision makers, post graduate students, post secondary students

3rd Quarter Chemistry Fashion Show Collaboration Collaboration Squid Bait   |   added on Aug 28, 2011 What better way to get the general public and kids interested in chemistry than with a chemistry fashion show.
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, workshops, presentations, history of chemistry, exhibition, play Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, tertiary education, researchers, global, decision makers, post graduate students, regional, post secondary students

Pen palling between children participating in the IYC Collaboration Collaboration Patricia Carabelli   |   added on Aug 27, 2011 Foster interaction among children which are participating in the IYC. If any one is interested, we may exchange emails. We are in a Primary School in Montevideo, Uruguay, South America
Topic: engaging the youth, presentations Audience: students, teachers, school children, educators, primary schools

The Guatemalan Dexters Collaboration Collaboration Xavier Oboy   |   added on Aug 15, 2011 The idea is to gather enough laboratory materials to create more interactions and a real dynamic between the local schools and our NGO. We wish to bring to our children the opportunity to use and develop their knowledge to help and support the local community.
Topic: engaging the youth Audience: general public, scientists, high schools, professional chemists, iyc enthusiasts, regional, international, global

ROBOT!!! Collaboration Collaboration Alisha Sasikumar   |   added on Aug 14, 2011 My Ambition Is To Invent A Man Like-Robo.
Topic: chemistry olympiad, game, history of chemistry, presentations, experiments, drawing competition, periodic table, show Audience: students, secondary schools, scientists, professional chemists, researchers, global