International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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One Million IMPACTING Two Hundred Million Collaboration Collaboration Sydney Kloppers   |   added on Dec 02, 2011 This project is focusing on the further development of NATURAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY in junior and high schools in developing nations around the World over the next 10 years at least, and we have called the project “One Million IMPACTING Two Hundred Million”!!
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, workshops Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, tertiary education, global, post graduate students, decision makers, regional, post secondary students

Honoring Clara Immerwahr: a heroine of chemistry and humanity Collaboration Collaboration Pierre Waithe   |   added on Nov 30, 2011 Clara Immerwahr is a German chemist who took a lone but courageous stand against her nation and her infamous husband/rival, famed chemist Fritz Haber in opposition to chemical warfare during World War One.
Topic: history of chemistry Audience: professional chemists., post secondary students, regional, decision makers, post graduate students, global, tertiary education, international, researchers, iyc enthusiasts, educators, school children, high schools, scientists, teachers, general public, secondary schools

Science Weekends Suggestion Suggestion Abhishek kumar Sinha   |   added on Sep 28, 2011 Every weekends should be dedicated to science. Chemistry in life should be discussed in home, school, locality and also on social networking sites.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, workshops, conferences, presentations, exhibition, science fair, seminars Audience: secondary schools, teachers, students, general public, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, researchers, international, tertiary education, global, decision makers, post graduate students, regional, post secondary students

3rd Quarter Chemistry Fashion Show Collaboration Collaboration Squid Bait   |   added on Aug 28, 2011 What better way to get the general public and kids interested in chemistry than with a chemistry fashion show.
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, workshops, presentations, history of chemistry, exhibition, play Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, tertiary education, researchers, global, decision makers, post graduate students, regional, post secondary students

The Guatemalan Dexters Collaboration Collaboration Xavier Oboy   |   added on Aug 15, 2011 The idea is to gather enough laboratory materials to create more interactions and a real dynamic between the local schools and our NGO. We wish to bring to our children the opportunity to use and develop their knowledge to help and support the local community.
Topic: engaging the youth Audience: general public, scientists, high schools, professional chemists, iyc enthusiasts, regional, international, global