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and information on IUPAC, its fellows, and members organizations
See also www.iupac.org/news
a Chemical World — A Poster Competition
collaboration with Science Across World (SAW), the Committee
on Chemistry Education's (CCE) Subcommittee on Public Understanding
of Chemistry is pleased to announce a poster competition for
students between the ages of 10-16, focusing
on the importance of chemistry in the students' daily lives.
subjects include, but are not limited to, the following:
world without chemistry
and my body
up a chemical concoction
in the medicine cabinet
energy at home
and renewable energy
and plastics or polymers in everyday life
posters can be submitted in any language, either on paper
or electronically. For details on how to submit a poster and
prize information, go to the Web site listed below.
Schoen from SAW, and a member of the Subcommittee on Public
Understanding of Chemistry, is the coordinator of the contest.
SAW-whose motto is exploring science locally, sharing insights
globally-manages a database of around 2000 school teachers
from all over the world. If you're not familiar with SAW,
have a look at <www.scienceacross.org>.
will be awarded and all winning posters will be exhibited
at the IUPAC Congress in Ottawa in August 2003. The display
will coincide with the launch of IUPAC's Public Understanding
of Chemistry initiative and with the special session held
on the topic on Thursday 14 August 2003.
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