International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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How to be start with Chemsitry 2011 in Aswan Faculty of Science, Egypt? Collaboration Collaboration M.Nageeb Rashed   |   added on Dec 27, 2010 We are in university (South Valley University-Aswan Branch and Aswan Faculty of Science) will start the activities of Chemistry 2011
Topic: workshops, conferences, hands-on activities, experiments, history of chemistry, environment, chemistry olympiad, seminars, presentations Audience: general public, scientists, high schools, students, educators, teachers, professional chemists, international, post graduate students, researchers, global

Chemistry on Stage Collaboration Collaboration Squid Bait   |   added on Dec 24, 2010 Would like to get a group of writers and directors to write / produce new science for the theater.
Topic: theater, writings, engaging the youth, show Audience: school children, secondary schools, primary schools, general public, students, scientists, educators, high schools, teachers

Visualize the application of chemistry and publish in common websites like youtube Collaboration Collaboration Ramanathan E   |   added on Dec 23, 2010 Let us visualize the important concepts and applications of chemistry and publish in common websites like youtube throughout the year.
Topic: chemistry animation, visuals, youtube movie clips, digital chemistry, chemistry in daily life, chemistry olympiad Audience: teachers, students, chemistry, researchers, chemists, elearning, animation, professors

Making practical experience available Suggestion Suggestion Shahriar Kabir Saki   |   added on Dec 19, 2010 I think practical experience of Chemistry is needed to boost the popularity of the subject. So why not organize small 'Practical Workshops' which would last 2-3 days, may be? Here the visitors will be able to gain practical experience of different easy and low-cost practicals such as filtration, distillation, salt analysis etc
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, engaging the youth Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, teachers, primary schools

A monthly series on contribution of Chemists/chemical technologists from Goa, India Suggestion Suggestion Nandkumar Kamat   |   added on Dec 16, 2010 I would be writing a series of articles the whole year to create awareness on IYC-2011 in Goa's major 47 years old English news magazine Goa Today which is subscribed in 64 countries. Famous Goan chemists would be introduced to the world.
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, school children, secondary schools, high schools, educators, teachers, tertiary education, iyc enthusiasts, post graduate students, researchers, post secondary students