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Theater plays Suggestion Nicole J. Moreau | added on Dec 15, 2009 Plays about chemistry, Marie Curie or other famous chemists could be put on by young people.
|Topic:||science fair, show||Audience:||students, school children, regional, secondary schools|
Hands-on chemistry - manipulating molecules using virtual reality and molecular modeling Suggestion Marc Baaden | added on Dec 08, 2009 Use easily accessible virtual reality applications to make the audience "feel" how molecules behave in complex biological systems asuch as enzymes, membranes and viruses.
|Topic:||hands-on activities||Audience:||general public, students|
Structural data base Chemistry Suggestion Mathew Joseph | added on Dec 05, 2009 The potential energy surface is the central concept in computational chemistry. Born-Oppenheimer approximation suggests that in a molecule the nuclei are essentially stationary compared to the electrons. This concept makes the concept of molecular geometry meaningful. But this fundamental principle has its limitations.
Systemic Approach In Teaching and Learning Chemistry (SATLC) Suggestion M. Akhyar Farrukh | added on Dec 01, 2009 Systemic approach is the arrangement and recognition of concepts i.e. how one concept or issue is related and linked with other concepts or issues in a system while teaching and learning chemistry. Systemic approach is a structured way while linear approach is un-structured way for delivering knowledge.
|Topic:||hands-on activities, training, workshops, conferences, classrooms||Audience:||students, educators, teachers, professional chemists, universities, general public|
Small Scale Chemistry Suggestion Julia Hasler | added on Nov 30, 2009 This UNESCO project introduces teachers, inspectors, and education officials to the advantage of performing chemistry experiments on a small scale. Introductory workshops to this hands-on chemistry methodology promote putting experimentation back into science education.
|Topic:||hands-on activities, teaching resources||Audience:||teachers, educators|