International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The importance of chemistry in our world Collaboration Collaboration Melina Mondelli   |   added on Feb 13, 2011 How the chemistry is involved in our world, metals and non-metals and their importance.
Topic: history of chemistry, periodic table, engaging the youth Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, scientists, educators, professional chemists

Patron of Chemists Suggestion Suggestion Luis Kosminsky   |   added on Feb 12, 2011 A petition asking the Pope to proclaim the Blessed Francisco de Paula Castell√≥ I Aleu as Patron of Professionals of the Chemistry Area (
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, global

Nanoparticle sign video Suggestion Suggestion Andres Tretiakov   |   added on Feb 08, 2011 Stained glass activity continued
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, experiments Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, scientists, teachers, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international

VERY IMPORTANT TO ALL LOCAL ORGANIZERS & MANAGEMENT COMMITEE Collaboration Collaboration Mohamed Osman   |   added on Feb 06, 2011 To Management Commitee About the logo and other stuff
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: general public, scientists, decision makers, international, professional chemists.

GA/GI Festival Geek + Art + Green Innovation Collaboration Collaboration Chirstine Bethea   |   added on Feb 04, 2011 Event with unique people and projects in the tech, art and eco industries
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, experiments, engaging the youth, conferences, exhibition, presentations, environment, show Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, global