International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Microscale Experiments in Environmental Chemistry Suggestion Suggestion Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on May 21, 2010 Environmental Chemistry experiments are designed to study atmospheric pollution by gases like CO2, oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and oxides of sulfur (SOx). The major sources of CO2, CO, (SOx) and (NOx) are the burning of fossil fuels by vehicles and industries.
Topic: air pollution, global warming, hands-on activities Audience: preschool children, college students, teachers

Travelling Water Analysis Lab Suggestion Suggestion Stephen Twa   |   added on May 18, 2010 Children analyze their water samples with simple equipment brought into the school by a chemist. Basic instruction and explanations also provided. Time: 2 hours.
Topic: water quality, hands-on activities Audience: school children

Invitation to CNRS laboratories Suggestion Suggestion Séverine Martrenchard   |   added on May 12, 2010 The laboratories of CNRS will open their doors to the public.
Topic: visits, hands-on activities, workshops Audience: general public, school children, high schools, secondary schools

Chemistry in developing countries Discussion Discussion Fastino Madzima   |   added on Mar 24, 2010 most developing countries, especially most African countries, they do not have proper scientific and technical support to develop their education and in-turn scientific environment properly: they lack some of the most important training tools such as training instruments and information exchange etc, how can we help them?
Topic: hands-on activities, science fair, seminars, science communication, workshops Audience: decision makers, professional chemists

Chemistry Popularization Suggestion Suggestion Parthasarathy Seshadri   |   added on Mar 03, 2010 TNSF popularize science among school children and general public through many activities described below.
Topic: hands-on activities, science fair Audience: school children, general public