International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Nanotechnology-Storage Devices Suggestion Suggestion Tejas Reddy   |   added on Nov 11, 2011 We can increase the memory storage capacity of a storage device like CDs, Floppys, Pen drives, and San Disks.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, hands-on activities Audience: professional chemists., researchers, students, teachers, scientists, international, global

A solution for plastics Collaboration Collaboration Yedhu Krishnan   |   added on Nov 10, 2011 All the problems and health hazards caused by plastics should be taken to the minds of people ,especially to the youngster in a manner that they could get inspire to solve this burning issue and save our earth.they should be aware of its dangers so that they can invent a solution...
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, presentations, environment, competition, seminars, climate change, game, drawing competition Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, tertiary education, researchers, international, post graduate students

Chemistry club in every school Collaboration Collaboration Mohamed wessim Mahouachi   |   added on Nov 04, 2011 Every child in this earth has the right to know that chemistry is very imporatnt in our daily life and it's very useful
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, workshops, presentations, history of chemistry, exhibition, environment, competition, science fair, seminars, climate change, chemistry olympiad, game, show, periodic table, play, drawing competition Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, tertiary education, global, decision makers, post graduate students, post secondary students

Introduce Chemistry Earlier Suggestion Suggestion Lauren Dennis   |   added on Sep 25, 2011 We need to introduce chemistry and all the sciences earlier in childrens lives but not viewed as an academic subject but also as an extra-curricula activity.
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities Audience: school children, teachers, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts

Intrest in Chemistry Suggestion Suggestion Uneeb Mumtaz   |   added on Sep 18, 2011 To young generation Chemistry is a Boring subject . they do not find it easy to learn or understand so they avoid it because of the lack of concept. the best way to develop their interset in chemistry is to make it fun should conduct experiments not only boring theories and seminars but proper practical education.
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, science fair Audience: general public, teachers, high schools, students