International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Pipeline Corrosion:Harmful impact on water Suggestion Suggestion Rita Khare   |   added on Nov 24, 2011 The problem of corrosion of pipes and solders in water distribution system is alarming. Corrosion products make water unsafe for drinking. Proper public health surveillance and chemical analysis of water is required .If lead ,iron and copper are found to be present in water an alternative material for pipe should be used.
Topic: environment, water quality Audience: students, general public, teachers

making a difference Collaboration Collaboration Tebogo Sekgwelea   |   added on Nov 16, 2011 together as a processs laboratory team making a difference in high schools
Topic: hands-on activities Audience: high schools

Handling of rejected material from Lab. Discussion Discussion Qixue Qin   |   added on Nov 14, 2011 The rejected material from Lab is becoming more and more serious, because of ingoring the harming to water and soil, we often see the discharging of rejected material without no handling. This is a problem to be solved urgently.
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, environment, water quality Audience: students, high schools, researchers, global

Nanotechnology-Storage Devices Suggestion Suggestion Tejas Reddy   |   added on Nov 11, 2011 We can increase the memory storage capacity of a storage device like CDs, Floppys, Pen drives, and San Disks.
Topic: engaging the youth, experiments, hands-on activities Audience: professional chemists., researchers, students, teachers, scientists, international, global

A solution for plastics Collaboration Collaboration Yedhu Krishnan   |   added on Nov 10, 2011 All the problems and health hazards caused by plastics should be taken to the minds of people ,especially to the youngster in a manner that they could get inspire to solve this burning issue and save our earth.they should be aware of its dangers so that they can invent a solution...
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, presentations, environment, competition, seminars, climate change, game, drawing competition Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, tertiary education, researchers, international, post graduate students