International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Letters to a Young Chemist Discussion Discussion Abhik Ghosh   |   added on May 21, 2011 Written by senior statesmen of the field and up-and-coming younger chemists, this book presents unique insights into what it means to be a chemist. The 17 chapters are written in the form of letters to a Angela, a hypothetical undergraduate in San Diego, California, who is considering a potential career as a chemist.
Topic: engaging the youth, conferences, chemistry olympiad, climate change, environment, history of chemistry, presentations Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools, scientists, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, global, post graduate students, decision makers, regional, post secondary students

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

Chemical Art, a particular research of PHD position Collaboration Collaboration Simon Raffy   |   added on May 19, 2011 Most of us try to use popular science for explain chemistry to the general public. It's not the only way : my goal is to fabricate chemical sculpture like dynamics systeme. We can fascinate the public with beautiful visual effect to increase there curiosity.
Topic: show, exhibition, experiments, presentations, art, sculpture, history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, teachers, scientists, global, professional chemists., international, iyc enthusiasts

The Biological Function of Endogenous N,N-Dimethyltryptamine Collaboration Collaboration Nikolaos Salassidis   |   added on May 15, 2011 {EF}=[(ab)+(cd)]=e=mc2
Topic: science fair, competition, environment, hands-on activities, water quality, experiments, workshops, chemistry olympiad, show, climate change, history of chemistry Audience: tertiary education, general public, professional chemists, post secondary students, international, scientists, high schools, teachers, decision makers, post graduate students, educators, regional, primary schools

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