Graasp Climate : Simulations to investigate the science of global warming at school

The Graasp Climate initiative develops simulations allowing school students to investigate the basic science behind the greenhouse effect and global warming at various school levels : middle school, high school and universities. These simulations are designed to tackle common misconceptions reported in the climate education literature and are based on concepts of the basic science…

Impact of research in science education. Addressing the need for a knowledge-based society

This expert seminar was organized by Estonian Academy of Sciences and University of Tartu, supported by Horizon 2020 Twinning project “Addressing Attractiveness of Science Career Awareness” (SciCar). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952470. SciCar – a science education project – addresses…

Capacity building of teachers on Chemistry teaching with hands-on small scale experiments in high schools in Asia

The event involved in training 100 high school teachers from all parts of the country to have hands-on experiments using small amount of Chemicals, called small scale chemistry. This technique can prevent pollution for a safer environment and lower the risk of chemical hazard while performing experiments without compromising the quality of learning. Most South…

Panel Femmes, sciences fondamentales et développement du Burkina Faso

Face à la faible représentativité des femmes dans plusieurs disciplines de sciences fondamentales, il est pertinent de mener des actions pour encourager les filles et les femmes à poursuivre des carrières scientifiques et à y réussir. Le Collège Sciences et Technologies de l’ANSAL-BF se propose d’aborder la question dans un panel avec des femmes scientifiques…