International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Water. Fountain of life. Collaboration Collaboration Josefina Morales   |   added on Jan 20, 2011 Were presenting the celebration of conferences-talleres in about 60 primary and secondary schools about Water . The importance of water ,properties,uses,types,hydrologic cycles, waste, hydrographic fountains , importance of the trees,polution,acid rain, fingertips of water and climate change in our country.
Topic: hands-on activities, conferences, presentations, environment, experiments, workshops, climate change Audience: students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, teachers, primary schools

Writing Popular Chemistry Article in Indonesia language Collaboration Collaboration Arli Aditya Parikesit   |   added on Jan 20, 2011 We encourage every Indonesian chemistry-enthusiast, from academics, scientist professional, students, or hobbyist, to submit your popular Chemistry article in Indonesian language at our popular science website, netsains.com
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, regional, post graduate students

Lab Display Suggestion Suggestion Eslon Wafihwaieh   |   added on Jan 19, 2011 Laboratory Activities must be done in an open area so any body can come to see how it is done
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, engaging the youth, experiments, history of chemistry, science fair, presentations, climate change, competition, chemistry olympiad, show, seminars, environment, play, game, periodic table, water quality, drawing competition Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, regional, teachers, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, global, post graduate students, decision makers, post secondary students

Stained glassactivity Suggestion Suggestion Andres Tretiakov   |   added on Jan 18, 2011 Here is an idea to start the celebrations: making a display of gold and silver nanoparticles in honour of the medival glass artisans!!!!
Topic: hands-on activities, periodic table, drawing competition, workshops, conferences, engaging the youth, experiments, exhibition, history of chemistry Audience: general public, teachers, tertiary education, professional chemists, scientists, educators, iyc enthusiasts

healthcare Discussion Discussion Afsar Imam   |   added on Jan 17, 2011 minimise drug dependence in public thru the use of phytochemistry
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, conferences, engaging the youth, history of chemistry, science fair, presentations, competition, chemistry olympiad, seminars, water quality, drawing competition Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, educators, teachers, tertiary education, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, global, post graduate students, decision makers, post secondary students