International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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future of chemistry in 3rd world countries Suggestion Suggestion Faizan Haider   |   added on Oct 29, 2010 IYC or IUPAC should do something for the development and future of chemistry in under developed countries like pakistan etc.
Topic: workshops, conferences, exhibition, engaging the youth, experiments, science fair, history of chemistry, seminars, chemistry olympiad Audience: secondary schools, scientists, educators, professional chemists, teachers, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, decision makers, post secondary students

CHEMISTRY WORLD YOUTH CONGRESS Collaboration Collaboration Jorge Ruiz-Davila   |   added on Oct 15, 2010 We have started the national and international promotion of this important event at our University, Peru and other countries
Topic: hands-on activities, conferences, workshops, exhibition, experiments, engaging the youth, science fair, climate change, presentations Audience: students, secondary schools, school children, scientists, high schools, educators, professional chemists, teachers, tertiary education

Interacting with other groups via the web Suggestion Suggestion Carlos Ortega   |   added on Oct 08, 2010 Would it be possible that by exploiting the media and the internet, we know that is done in other countries?
Topic: workshops, conferences, exhibition, play, show, presentations Audience: educators, general public, students, secondary schools, scientists, high schools, professional chemists, teachers, post graduate students, international, global

Periodic Table Suggestion Suggestion Mercy Kiiru   |   added on Aug 19, 2010 We should celebrate all aspects of each element on the day it coincides with the atomic number. e.g day 1- Hydrogen, day 10 - Neon, day 58- Cerium......etc.
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, conferences, exhibition, history of chemistry, show, science fair, engaging the youth, competition, seminars, experiments, presentations, periodic table, chemistry olympiad Audience: secondary schools, general public, high schools, educators, students, school children, scientists, professional chemists, tertiary education, teachers, regional, primary schools, post graduate students, international, iyc enthusiasts, global

oil spill Discussion Discussion Martin Beck   |   added on Aug 02, 2010 how should we approach problem of non recognition of private science. i.e. i always thought the obvious solution to the oil spill in the gulf of mexico could be solved by the judicious injection of liquid nitrogen or at least a freezing agent?
Topic: water quality, climate change Audience: scientists, professional chemists