International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Event to now the relation between the chemistry and our live Suggestion Suggestion Cris Herbas   |   added on Feb 08, 2010 Organize an event where you do know that the science of chemistry is involved in all our surroundings, in the human body, metabolism, food, materials and is part of our lives.
Topic: climate change, water quality, hands-on activities Audience: general public, school children

Periodic table Suggestion Suggestion srikrishna sai koppisetti   |   added on Dec 18, 2009 Provide school children with a periodic table
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: secondary schools, students

Hands-on chemistry - manipulating molecules using virtual reality and molecular modeling Suggestion Suggestion Marc Baaden   |   added on Dec 08, 2009 Use easily accessible virtual reality applications to make the audience "feel" how molecules behave in complex biological systems asuch as enzymes, membranes and viruses.
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: general public, students

Chemistry for Sustainable Development Collaboration Collaboration M. Akhyar Farrukh   |   added on Dec 07, 2009 Sustainable development is seeking to meet the needs of the present without compromising those of future generations. Sustainable development in Chemistry will help the world, regions, nationals, countries, societies be economically prosperous, socially sensitive and environmentally responsible.
Topic: workshops, hands-on activities, conferences, courses Audience: general public, educators, professional chemists

Systemic Approach In Teaching and Learning Chemistry (SATLC) Suggestion Suggestion M. Akhyar Farrukh   |   added on Dec 01, 2009 Systemic approach is the arrangement and recognition of concepts i.e. how one concept or issue is related and linked with other concepts or issues in a system while teaching and learning chemistry. Systemic approach is a structured way while linear approach is un-structured way for delivering knowledge.
Topic: hands-on activities, training, workshops, conferences, classrooms Audience: students, educators, teachers, professional chemists, universities, general public