International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemists go to high schools Suggestion Suggestion Séverine Martrenchard   |   added on May 12, 2010 Chemists from CNRS laboratories will go to high schools in every region, after invitations from the teachers.
Topic: conferences, research Audience: high schools

Discovery of Chemistry in Pays de Loire Suggestion Suggestion Sébastien Goeb   |   added on May 12, 2010 We’ll increase your awareness of various facets of chemistry through unexpected and play experiments.
Topic: experiments, workshops Audience: general public, school children, students, secondary schools

Lavoisier Challenge Suggestion Suggestion Claire Lamarre   |   added on May 12, 2010 The show tells the story of Lavoisier, who is considered one of the founders of modern chemistry.
Topic: play, history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, scientists

Themed reports Suggestion Suggestion Isabelle Dixon   |   added on May 12, 2010 This project aims at presenting widely accessible themed reports on the various chemistry and chemistry-related research performed in public laboratories
Topic: sustainable developpement, materials, health Audience: general public, high schools, secondary schools

"Oxygen" show Suggestion Suggestion Jean-Yves Jean-Yves   |   added on May 12, 2010 The discovery of the oxygen in 18th century marks the beginning of modern chemistry. But who has made this discovery? Is it Lavoisier in France, Priestley in England or Scheele in Sweden?
Topic: play, nobel commitee, research Audience: general public, students, scientists, secondary schools