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

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

Social Networks Suggestion Suggestion Caztor Ssc   |   added on May 18, 2011 Create pages or accounts on social networks such as facebook and twitter
Topic: Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, teachers, school children, post secondary students, post graduate students, educators

Food conservation Collaboration Collaboration Nestor Ishimwe   |   added on May 13, 2011 Inventory of food that should be well conserved in order to prevent food borne illnesses due to the chemical deterioration of these foods.
Topic: seminars, presentations, engaging the youth. Audience: students, teachers, educators, post secondary students, professional chemists, 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