International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Understanding chemistry Suggestion Suggestion Hanne S. Finstad   |   added on Feb 26, 2011 Teaching chemistry to children and adolescents is a great challenge. You may reveal misconceptions and work hard to overcome them, and still discover that you failed. A recent study from Canada might give you some new ideas on how to improve the effect of your chemistry lessons.
Topic: engaging the youth Audience: teachers, educators, tertiary education, primary schools, professional chemists., scientists

Celebrate International Year of Chemistry : Start your chemistry blog Collaboration Collaboration Chemcrowd Aministrator   |   added on Feb 15, 2011 Celebrate International Year of Chemistry : Start your chemistry blog with and get and webaddress
Topic: seminars, science fair, presentations, exhibition, conferences, history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, researchers, post secondary students, professional chemists., decision makers, regional, post graduate students, teachers, scientists, school children, tertiary education, educators, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, global

VERY IMPORTANT TO ALL LOCAL ORGANIZERS & MANAGEMENT COMMITEE Collaboration Collaboration Mohamed Osman   |   added on Feb 06, 2011 To Management Commitee About the logo and other stuff
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: general public, scientists, decision makers, international, professional chemists.

International Year of Chemistry 2011 (HK) Official Website Collaboration Collaboration Chi yan, stephen Cheung   |   added on Feb 01, 2011 Official website has been deployed by Hong Kong Education City Limited in collaboration with parties aiming to keep all informed about latest news of local and global IYC; make recommendation and list out all programmes to be taken place in Hong Kong; upload related resources, facilitate idea exchange via Forum
Topic: demonstrations, workshops, experiments, conferences, engaging the youth, history of chemistry, exhibition, presentations, science fair, climate change, competition, chemistry olympiad, seminars, environment, show, game, play, periodic table, water quality, drawing competition, scheme Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, global, international, regional, post graduate students, decision makers, post secondary students, professional chemists.

Replacement of Polythene bags Suggestion Suggestion Prabu Natarajan   |   added on Jan 31, 2011 Recollection of the ancient tradition for handling the non degradable enemy to our earth
Topic: hands-on activities, history of chemistry, engaging the youth Audience: students, secondary schools, scientists, teachers, professional chemists, professional chemists.