International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Scientoon and Scientoonics: A novel approach to make people see that Chemistry is very interesting and is a part of our life Discussion Discussion Pradeep Srivastava   |   added on Jan 20, 2010 Scientoons are the cartoons, based on science. They not only make you smile and laugh but also provide information about new researches, subjects, data & concepts in a simple, understandable and interesting thought provoking way. Scientoonics deals with effective science communication using science cartoons called scientoons.
Topic: science communication, cartoons Audience: school children, students, tertiary education, educators, secondary schools

Periodic Puzzles ; the Competition - don't be afraid - enter! Collaboration Collaboration Thomas Manning   |   added on Jan 10, 2010 Groups from around the world participate in a puzzle/chemistry competition. First competition (the warm up) is in March 2010.
Topic: competition Audience: students

Chemistry courses Suggestion Suggestion Albert Ahatov   |   added on Dec 31, 2009 This year i am planning to organize the chemistry courses for students of 5-6 grades from the schools of our city. Courses will be free
Topic: chemistry courses, chemistry teaching, chemistry olympiad, engaging the youth Audience: students, primary schools, educators, global, industrial, chemists, international, professional chemists, regional, school children, secondary schools, general public

Chemistry- our life Suggestion Suggestion Akshay Khatri   |   added on Dec 28, 2009 It will help the school children to develop their interest in chemistry.
Topic: science fair, workshops, climate change Audience: school children, students

Sharing General Chemical Knowledge Suggestion Suggestion Ting Wang   |   added on Dec 27, 2009 We could plan for example, to coordinate a series of seminars on general/universal chemical knowledge.
Topic: seminars Audience: