Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ-CERCA) is pleased to announce three exciting dissemination activities to celebrate the 28th edition of Science Week this 2023. Aimed at promoting scientific curiosity, sparkling interest in chemistry, and fostering a greater understanding of its impact on society, the activities will engage participants of all ages and backgrounds.
Glass Blowing Workshop
Date: NOV 11th
Time: 11:00 h
Info: Lead by Xavier Asensio (Head of Glass Blowing Workshop Unit at ICIQ), both children and adults will learn about the art of glass blowing and their importance for chemistry research. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own pendants from blown glass bubbles and droplets. This workshop is organized in collaboration with La Canonja City Council and will take place there.
Chemistry for Families
Date: NOV 17th
Time: 17:30 – 19:30 h
Info: This hands-on chemistry workshop will allow children to conduct simple experiments and explore the wonders of chemistry in a fun and engaging manner. The workshop is designed to ignite a passion for science at an early age and inspire the next generation of scientists. This activity is open only for ICIQers and their families.
Registration: Send an email to email@example.com letting us know how many people will be coming
Application of the science of money
Date: NOV 20th
Time: 11:00 h
Info: This public lecture delivered by Fernando León and Cristina García from the Bank of Spain will explore how chemistry impacts various aspects of money, focusing on the production and processes of banknote materials. Attendees will gain insights into the hidden science behind this everyday object.
Registration: This activity is open to participants from outside of ICIQ. Fill the form
ICIQ invites everyone, from students and teachers to families and science enthusiasts, to join in these stimulating activities and immerse themselves in the world of chemistry. By promoting scientific literacy and fostering a deeper appreciation for chemistry, ICIQ aims to ignite curiosity and inspire future scientists who will contribute to solving some of our world’s most pressing challenges.