International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Development of knowledge and techniques in chemistry Suggestion Suggestion Clovis Darrigan   |   added on May 12, 2010 Exhibition of equipments, assemblies and documents of diverse periods allowing to illustrate the evolution of chemical knowledge and practice.
Topic: distillation, vacuum techniques, writings, exhibition Audience: general public, students, scientists, secondary schools

The "Curie Village" Suggestion Suggestion Michel Lagues   |   added on May 12, 2010 The Espace Pierre-Gilles de Gennes and its partners propose to organize a science village, “LE VILLAGE CURIE”.
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: school children, students, general public, secondary schools

Founding an international IUPAC young chemists network Collaboration Collaboration Michael Scherzer   |   added on Mar 02, 2010 Founding an international network for young chemists
Topic: network Audience: students, professional chemists

Geocaching, IYC-2011 Discussion Discussion Tom Adamsen   |   added on Feb 05, 2010 The whole periodic table of elements, with each element released as a geocache (IYC2011 - <element>)
Topic: game, engaging the youth, international, periodic table Audience: students, general public, regional, norway, educators

Chemistry Videos Suggestion Suggestion John Malin   |   added on Jan 28, 2010 It's a video world, now easier than ever before to make a video and post it on YouTube. IYC 2011 can encourage students, professionals and organizations to make videos showing how chemistry improves people's lives. They can post them and provide the web addresses on a forum shown on the IYC 2011 webpage.
Topic: climate change, science fairs, lab safety, new medicines, materials Audience: general public, students