International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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what do you think about Hydrophobic Sprays? Suggestion Suggestion Emre Kirci   |   added on May 12, 2011 Wherever you want to remove the water!!!
Topic: hydrophobic, rain, water, sliding water Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, post graduate students

Competition-Contribution Suggestion Suggestion Naveena arulmozhi M.j   |   added on May 06, 2011 Conduct competitions like essay writing, oratorical,etc., in the beginning of the year and ask those students (who participated and won) to submit a report.
Topic: engaging the youth, environment, competition Audience: students, secondary schools, high schools, teachers, school children, primary schools, post secondary students, post graduate students

Workshop for secondary level chemistry teachers Suggestion Suggestion Suwandi Sibarani   |   added on May 02, 2011 Organizing and conducting chemistry teachers' workshop would be a great idea. In this activity all chemistry teachers will be invited to be trained to be a professional chemistry teacher in secondary level. I would gladly organize this event if approved.
Topic: workshops Audience: secondary schools

Undergraduate Analysis Competition Suggestion Suggestion Dhruv Joshi   |   added on Apr 30, 2011 Students would be given a sample with an unknown mixture of compounds, and they have to identify as many as they can, using all means at their disposal at their universities, before a deadline.
Topic: analysis, international, hands-on activities, competition Audience: undergraduate students, universities

THE II NATIONAL FASTEST DRAWING BENZENE CONTEST Suggestion Suggestion David Yafté Díaz-Sánchez   |   added on Apr 25, 2011 The II National Fastest Drawing Benzene Contest is a competition organized by the national pre-selection of chemistry to identify the most skilful student for drawing benzenes. In this meeting take part the pre-selected to go to the International and Iberoamerican Chemistry Olympiad.
Topic: hands-on activities, competition, game, chemistry olympiad, drawing competition Audience: national pre-selection of chemistry (mexico), ex-olympics