International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Lab Display Suggestion Suggestion Eslon Wafihwaieh   |   added on Jan 19, 2011 Laboratory Activities must be done in an open area so any body can come to see how it is done
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, engaging the youth, experiments, history of chemistry, science fair, presentations, climate change, competition, chemistry olympiad, show, seminars, environment, play, game, periodic table, water quality, drawing competition Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, regional, teachers, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, global, post graduate students, decision makers, post secondary students

Stained glassactivity Suggestion Suggestion Andres Tretiakov   |   added on Jan 18, 2011 Here is an idea to start the celebrations: making a display of gold and silver nanoparticles in honour of the medival glass artisans!!!!
Topic: hands-on activities, periodic table, drawing competition, workshops, conferences, engaging the youth, experiments, exhibition, history of chemistry Audience: general public, teachers, tertiary education, professional chemists, scientists, educators, iyc enthusiasts

Celebrating 2011 as an international year of chemistry Collaboration Collaboration Vinay Kumar   |   added on Jan 13, 2011 JK Scouts and Guides will start the celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well being of humanity........under the unifying theme "Chemistry-Our life, Our future"
Topic: history of chemistry, presentations, show, environment, periodic table, water quality, drawing competition, hands-on activities, experiments, engaging the youth Audience: students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, teachers, regional

Safe Substitution for house hold chemicals Collaboration Collaboration Saeed Al-alawi   |   added on Jan 11, 2011 To create a safe and natural for the house hold chemicals and collect all the information in a booklet for distribution
Topic: hands-on activities, experiments, environment, game, science fair Audience: general public, scientists

Digital Periodic Table Suggestion Suggestion Salome' Scott   |   added on Dec 30, 2010 A digital periodic table with multiple contributers. Perhaps a wiki-portal dedicated to a profile of each element with multiple media like: a video of an experimenting using that element, or presentations (prezi or powerpoint)
Topic: periodic table, chemistry olympiad, youtube movie clips, internet, international, exhibitions, experiments, game, educational activities, educating the public Audience: students, educators, general public, secondary schools, chemists, high schools, scientists and engineers