International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Food conservation Collaboration Collaboration Nestor Ishimwe   |   added on May 13, 2011 Inventory of food that should be well conserved in order to prevent food borne illnesses due to the chemical deterioration of these foods.
Topic: seminars, presentations, engaging the youth. Audience: students, teachers, educators, post secondary students, professional chemists, decision makers.

IYC Outreach, chemistry educational resources Suggestion Suggestion Jayasekara Athtanaike   |   added on May 13, 2011 This a copy of email received from Dr. Liezl, ACS in regard to IYC outreach and chemical educational resources, The information will be useful to those involved in IYC activities and school educational programmes. I thank Liezl Perez for his generous contribution.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, periodic table Audience: students, secondary schools, teachers, high schools, scientists, school children, post graduate students, decision makers, professional chemists, educators, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, regional, post secondary students

Changing habits- changing climates Discussion Discussion Rupashree Dass   |   added on Apr 27, 2011 little habits that make a big difference
Topic: engaging the youth, workshops, environment, climate change Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, teachers, school children, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, global, post graduate students, post secondary students

Appreciation of IYC activities Suggestion Suggestion Jayasekara Athtanaike   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Many countries are actively participating in IYC activities. I propose to select three countries who perform best and offer first, second and third place awards to them.
Topic: competition Audience: general public, teachers, scientists, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, global

Request for Donations Suggestion Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Sri Lanka has made a considerable progress in the implementation of IYC 2011 activities. A request is made for assistance from the donors, to continue the rest of the activities.
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth, workshops, conferences, seminars, competition, exhibition Audience: professional chemists, international, global, decision makers, regional, educators, scientists