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Young Ambassadors for Chemistry. Taipei, August 2010. Lida Schoen (organiser, the Netherlands) Erica Steenberg (evaluator, South Africa). YACs. IUPAC project 2003-055-1-050 : Young Ambassadors for Chemistry Aim: to enhance the Public Understanding of Chemistry in four target countries

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Young ambassadors for chemistry

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Young ambassadors for chemistry

Taipei, August 2010

  • Lida Schoen (organiser, the Netherlands)

  • Erica Steenberg (evaluator, South Africa)

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Young ambassadors for chemistry

YACs

IUPAC project 2003-055-1-050:

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry

Aim: to enhance the Public Understanding of Chemistry in four target countries

  • Taiwan (Taipei);

  • Argentina (Buenos Aires);

  • Russia (Krasnoyarsk, Siberia);

  • Korea (Gwangju);

  • South Africa (Grahamstown).

    involving IUPAC CCE members and Science Across the World co-ordinators (task group).

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac logo

YAC Logo

Design

Nicolás Fossati

T.S.Eliot School, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac inset course

YAC INSET course

Train the trainers model

  • training chemistry and language teachers;

  • last day: students’ hands on activity in public venue: e.g. science fair, shopping mall, super market: students as YACs;

  • media coverage: students as Young Ambassadors for Chemistry.

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Full course materials

Full course: materials

Use of existing Science Across the World materials:

  • Chemistry in our lives

  • Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise

    and course materials (Train the trainers)

    translated* in ‘local’ language (downloadable from Science Across the World site)

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Young ambassadors for chemistry

Science Across the World (1)

Largest global schools network

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Young ambassadors for chemistry

Science Across the World (2)

Exchange programme between schools world wide (149 countries), based ontwofoundations:existing resources for students (age 10-16)anda database with<8529participating schools

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Our course icce 21

Our course (ICCE 21)

  • Introduction YAC: history and examples;

  • demonstration practical work;

  • teachers’: practical work on cosmetics;

  • preparation and presentation TV spots;

  • preparation YAC event;

  • YAC event;

  • students’ and teachers’ participation in participants night.

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac taiwan 1 yac event 2004

YAC Taiwan(1): YAC event (2004)

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac taiwan media coverage

YAC Taiwan: media coverage

United Daily News

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac taiwan branding yacs

YAC Taiwan: branding YACs

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Young ambassadors for chemistry

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac grahamstown 1 south africa

YAC Grahamstown(1), South Africa

YAC!

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac grahamstown south africa

YAC Grahamstown, South Africa

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac events

YAC events

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac 2 evaluation

YAC (2): Evaluation

New IUPAC project: 2007-005-2-050

‘Research based evaluation of the YAC project’

Data from organisation, teachers, students and the public:

  • South Africa (Grahamstown, March 2007): Erica

  • Taiwan (Taipei, Dec 2007)

  • Mauritius (August 2008)

  • Cyprus (Nicosia, April 2009)

  • Malaysia (Ipoh, April 2010)

  • Philippines (Manila, April 2010)

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac cyprus april 2009

YAC Cyprus, April 2009

47!

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac cyprus

YAC Cyprus

VIP!

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry

Ownership


Yac cyprus1

YAC Cyprus

Branding

Chemistry is important!

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac cyprus2

YAC Cyprus

YACs on the National TV News at prime time!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mJD5xthHf0

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Summary yac events

Summary YAC events

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


Yac taipei

YAC Taipei

Good luck, Taipei!

Young Ambassadors for Chemistry


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