International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Communicating Chemistry in Primetime and Online: A Workshop Report Suggestion Suggestion Tina Masciangioli   |   added on Oct 11, 2011 A U.S. National Academies Chemical Sciences Roundtable workshop report that is available online for free throughout the world. It contains useful information and ideas for improving chemistry communication with general and technical audiences.
Topic: chemistry education, workshops, chemistry, publications Audience: professional chemists, prof, educators, teachers, decision makers

Inauguration of the Marie SkÅ‚odowska Curie Conference Centre of ECHA Collaboration Collaboration Virginia Mercouri   |   added on Oct 08, 2011 Under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union and UNESCO
Topic: history of chemistry, exhibition, engaging the youth Audience: students, teachers, scientists, professional chemists, educators, decision makers, post graduate students, post secondary students

Science Weekends Suggestion Suggestion Abhishek kumar Sinha   |   added on Sep 28, 2011 Every weekends should be dedicated to science. Chemistry in life should be discussed in home, school, locality and also on social networking sites.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, workshops, conferences, presentations, exhibition, science fair, seminars Audience: secondary schools, teachers, students, general public, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, tertiary education, global, decision makers, post graduate students, regional, 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

science club activites Suggestion Suggestion Anees Hassan   |   added on Sep 22, 2011 science club activites
Topic: engaging the youth Audience: students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools, school children, educators, primary schools