International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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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

Need ideas to celebrate a science anniversary in 2011? Suggestion Suggestion Fabienne Meyers   |   added on Dec 14, 2010 Here is just a few key events from Timetables of Science:
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: iyc enthusiasts, teachers

Lachimie.net Suggestion Suggestion Ludovic Miseur   |   added on Dec 14, 2010 Promote chemistry for all young on the net : www.lachimie.net
Topic: chemistry teaching, courses, chemistry courses Audience: students, secondary schools, school children, scientists, educators, teachers, learling chemsitry, learn, explain

Dr. Noha Elnagdi Suggestion Suggestion Noha Elnagdi   |   added on Dec 10, 2010 Launching Chemistry Clubs
Topic: workshops, experiments, exhibition, engaging the youth, science fair, competition, play, chemistry olympiad Audience: secondary schools, school children, high schools, educators, teachers, tertiary education, primary schools, decision makers, post secondary students