St. Aloysius Primary kick starts the Jamaican leg of the “pH of the Planet” experiment

St. Aloysius Primary Grade 5 students

On May 20, 2011 members of a Grade 5 class at St. Aloysius Primary in Kingston were the first Jamaican students to participate in the Global Water Experiment. The students conducted the “pH of the Planet” exercise under the guidance of University of the West Indies (Mona) Chemistry student Megil McNeil.

Jamaica is celebrating the International Year of Chemistry

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. Under the unifying theme “Chemistry—our life, our future,” IYC 2011 will offer a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages. Join Jamaica as we celebrate IYC2011!