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6th International Chemistry workshop of Clausthal-Zellerfeld from 16 to 22 February 2020

The chemistry workshop will be organized by the faculty of sciences and material sciences of the Clausthal University of Technology (TUC) as well as the Robert-Koch-Schule (RKS). We would like to invite English speaking students (age group 17 - 18) who are interested in chemistry and open for international communication.

Program of the 6th International Chemistry workshop of Clausthal (6th ICCW)

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Until 12:15 a.m.: RKS: arrival of the participants

12:30 a.m. Welcome address to the participants of the chemistry workshop, information about the 6th ICCW first meeting and small snack at the cafeteria of the Robert-Koch-School (RKS), Berliner Straße 16 (Mrs. Jutta Reusing, headmistress, Prof. Dr.-Ing Gunther Brenner, Vice President of TU Clausthal, Axel Franke, former teacher of chemistry at RKS).

1:40 p.m. for students interested:  Walk to the museum of mining

In between, transport the luggage to the Academy of Sports

2:00-4:00 p.m. Sightseeing: UNESCO-World heritage Oberharzer Wasserwirtschaft (visit at the mining museums and lakes of Zellerfeld). Lecturer: Eberhard Paesler

Then move into accommodation at the Academy of Sports, Adolf-Ey-Str. 9

6:40 p.m. Walk to the Ristorante Lucania

7:00 p.m.  Dinner at Ristorante Lucania, Mönchstalweg 30, with all workshop participants as well as with persons responsible and sponsors of the 6th ICCW

Monday, February 17, 2020

8:00 a.m. Breakfast, Academy of Sports

8:40 a.m. Walk to the IAAC

9:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. Work experience at the Institute of Inorganic und Analytical Chemistry (IAAC), Paul-Ernst-Straße 4, https://www.iaac.tu-clausthal.de/en/ (Prof. Dr. Ursula Fittschen, Chemical Technician Petra Lassen, Dr. Christian Stoltenberg, Axel Franke)

Chemical analysis of supermarket products - make your choice out of:

·         Juices and tins, fruits and vegetables, soft drinks (i.e. anthocyane in fruits and vegetables, dextrine in beer, black color pigments in Coca Cola)

·         Sweets, Tea, coffee und cacao (Indigo color in sugar, caffeine, iron in black tea

·         over the counter medicine (Iodine, effervescent tablets containing magnesium, medicine containing iron)

·         Energy storage experiment

·         Quantitative determination of ingredients by photometry

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch together in the Mensa of the TU, Leibnizstraße 3. 

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lecture at the Institute of polymer Materials and plastic Engineering (PuK),
Agricolastraße 6, www.puk.tu-clausthal.de

·         “Composites and Plastic in a nutshell” by Dr. sc. nat. Leif Steuernagel

5:30 p.m. Dinner, Academy of Sports.

6:30 p.m. Departure to Goslar

7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Bowling in Goslar.

then return to the Academy of Sports
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

8:00 a.m. Breakfast, Academy of Sports

8:40 a.m. Walk to the PuK

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Work experience at the Institute of polymer Materials and plastic Engineering (PuK), Agricolastraße 6

·         fiber composites (VARI and Prepreg)

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch together in the Mensa of the TU

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Electrochemical experiments at the Institute of Chemical Process Engineering, Leibnizstraße 17, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Kunz (https://www.icvt.tu-
clausthal.de/en/institut/), Dr.-Ing. Andreas Lindermeir (CUTEC, www.cutec.de/de/)

·         Presentation of research results

·         Internship with Battery Boxes (How Batteries Work - Model Batteries and Accumulators Construction also Performance Measurement and Performance Comparison)

·         fuel cells

6:15 p.m. Dinner, Academy of Sports.

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. sports: soccer, volleyball, table tennis

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:00 a.m. Breakfast, Academy of Sports

8:40 a.m. Walk to the IOC

9:00 a.m.  - 10:45 a.m. Lecture at the Institute at the Institute of Organic Chemistry (IOC), Leibnizstraße 6, www.ioc.tu-clausthal.de/en/ , Lecturer Prof. Dr. Andreas Schmidt

·         Introducing of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Safety training

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Work experience at the IOC, Alena Storm

·         first work experience of organic chemistry

·         natural and synthetic medicine and its modification in the lab

·         Chemistry of light: Synthesis of a photochromic switchable molecule

·         natural and synthetic dyes

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch together in the Mensa of the TU

For students interested:

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

·         tour through the Institute of Organic Chemistry

·         imposition to spectroscopy and analysis of structure of self-made synthesis products

6:15 p.m. Dinner at the Academy of Sports

for students interested: 

7:10 p.m. Walk to the RKS

7:30 p.m. Torch walk to and into the Ottilae mine as well as walk through a below ground mine, by Thomas Gundermann, RKS

Alternate (if the weather is bad): Quiz and activity evening at the Academy of Sports

Friday, February 21, 2020

7:15 a.m. Breakfast, Academy of Sports

8:00 a.m. Bus departure at the Academy of Sports

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ELEKTROCYCLING GmbH, Goslar,
www.electrocycling.de/en/welcome

10:00 a.m. Bus departure ELEKTROCYCLING GmbH

10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Work experience at the Institute physical Chemistry, Arnold Sommerfeld Straße 4, Prof. Dr. Jörg Adams.

·         Inversion of saccharose: kinetics, determination of activation energy, polarimeter (polarization of light, optical rotation, chirality)

·         Heat of combustion of chocolate: Reaction, combustion, formation enthalpy, thermal calorimetry

·         Global warming gases on the trail: rotational vibration spectroscopy of carbon dioxide, methane and water

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch together in the Mensa of the TU

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniel Goldmann, Walther-Nernst-Straße 9, www.ifa.tu-clausthal.de

·         "New technologies, new materials and market structures - Challenges for future recycling and solutions in the Harz recycling region"

6:00 p.m. PotLuck primary school (Grundschule Clausthal) (the participants have to prepare a typical menu from their home country with 3 courses)

7:15 a.m. Breakfast, Academy of Sports.

The group of participants is shared:

7:45 a.m. Departure of the larger group to Windaus

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Visit at the laboratory glass apparatus maker Marcel Meißner at Windaus Labortechnik GmbH

09:30 a.m. Departure of the Windaus-Group to the Institute of Technical Chemistry (ITC)

08:25 a.m. Departure of the smaller (German-speaking) group to the IOC 

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Visit at the laboratory glass apparatus maker Roland Zain at the Organic Institute

10:00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Work experience at the Institute of Technical Chemistry (ITC), Arnold-Sommerfeld-Straße 4, www.itc.tu-clausthal.de/en/

·         Production and properties of synthetic and natural polymers (Experiments on the synthesis and characterization of polymers, characterization of different milk types), Prof. Dr. Sabine Beuermann

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch together in the Mensa of the TU

2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Green Voltage Racer (Formula Student Team (Fabian Siegert, Frank Winning)), Leibnizstraße 10, Garage at the Institute of Geology, gvr-clausthal.de

·         Presentation, demonstration

for students interested:

3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. City tour (3:45 p.m. Clausthaler Marktkirche)

5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Chemistry Show at GCÜ of the Robert-Koch-Schule

(Presented by Axel Franke, Christiane Hunneshagen, students of the Chemistry Working Group)

afterwards

Farewell evening (finger food buffet) with all participants of the 6th ICCW as well as sponsors and organization team

Saturday, February 22, 2020

After the last program item of the 6th  ICCW I ask for the return of the evaluation questionnaire about the workshop. Please fill in conscientiously and honestly.

Afterwards the participants receive their certificates.

Return all room keys and nameplates after breakfast at the Academy of Sports.

At 9:00 a.m. the rooms are to be left.

Departure of the participants

 

6th International Chemistry workshop of Clausthal-Zellerfeld (6th ICCW) from 16 to 22 February 2020

The chemistry workshop will be organized by the faculty of sciences and material sciences of the Clausthal University of Technology (TUC) as well as the Robert-Koch-Schule (RKS). We would like to invite English speaking students (age group 17 - 18) who are interested in chemistry and open for international communication.

 

Notes on Booking - Further Information - Contact


Please take into consideration that there are only 25 places in the program and that they will be distributed in the order of application.

The registration should be done until 17/12/2019.

Travel costs must be paid individually (please consider sponsoring). We will certainly help you with your travel arrangements.

The proportional fee for all the events including breakfast, lunch and accommodation is 140 €, without accommodation 50 €. You will receive information about the transfer of the fee after your online registration.

 

The following (confidential) data must be entered by the participant in the input mask:

·         Christian name

·         Surname

·         Phone number or mobile number with country code

·         Email address

·         Age

·         Gender

·         Homeland

·         Place of residence

·         School city

·         Student or teacher

·         Means of transport for arrival

·         Number of years Chemistry lessons

·         Planned training or desired subject of study

 

At the following points please specify the desired:

·         Accommodation in the Academy of Sports: yes / no

·         Food: normal, vegetarian, vegan, ...

·         Participation World Heritage tour on Sunday: yes / no

·         Participation torchlight hike and shaft inspection on Wednesday: yes / no

·         Participation city tour on Friday: yes / no

·         Consent for the creation of a list of participants: yes / no

·         Consent for taking picture documents: yes / no

 

Contact:

Axel Franke

Robert-Koch-Schule

Berliner Straße 16

D-38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld

Tel. +49 15233619171

Axel_Franke@web.de

 

 

 

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