International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Message from Mr.N.M.S.Hettigedera, Chairman, Steering Committee IYC 2011 National Secretariat (Sri Lanka) Collaboration Collaboration N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on May 21, 2011 IYC 2011 presents the best opportunity for us to go out and tell the world the true picture of chemistry and how chemistry has contributed to the well-being of humanity. It will also elevate the position of Chemistry profession. SL needs the support and involvement of the chemical industry and other relevant organizations.
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth, experiments, workshops, conferences, presentations, competition, science fair, seminars, chemistry olympiad Audience: general public, scientists, educators, professional chemists, iyc enthusiasts, international, global, researchers, decision makers

IYC Outreach, chemistry educational resources Suggestion Suggestion Jayasekara Athtanaike   |   added on May 13, 2011 This a copy of email received from Dr. Liezl, ACS in regard to IYC outreach and chemical educational resources, The information will be useful to those involved in IYC activities and school educational programmes. I thank Liezl Perez for his generous contribution.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, periodic table Audience: students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools, scientists, school children, post graduate students, decision makers, professional chemists, educators, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, regional, post secondary students

Egyptian conjugation between agriculture and chemistry workshop Collaboration Collaboration Rania Abd el-wahab   |   added on May 07, 2011 it'll be egyptian cermony and I hope that you'll agree and share in it.It's about the all fields of agriculture which the chemistry plays strong role of it,and we'll invite beside specialists,farmers and other public to talk with them about the main role of chemistry in the daily lifeand how we must understand it.
Topic: environment, climate change, workshops Audience: scientists, researchers, professional chemists, general public

Changing habits- changing climates Discussion Discussion Rupashree Dass   |   added on Apr 27, 2011 little habits that make a big difference
Topic: engaging the youth, workshops, environment, climate change Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, teachers, school children, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, global, post graduate students, post secondary students

Appreciation of IYC activities Suggestion Suggestion Jayasekara Athtanaike   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Many countries are actively participating in IYC activities. I propose to select three countries who perform best and offer first, second and third place awards to them.
Topic: competition Audience: general public, teachers, scientists, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, global