2nd ESEE Education Working Group Workshop - Graz, Dec 10 - 11, 2018.
On early 2018 ECLC partners were invited to form an education working
group with the role of working together with the ECLC developing an ESEE
The main purpose of the meeting was to generate
education project ideas and create pilot programs for transferring good practices to
A National Project in which Institutions, Research Institutions and Companies meet to educate and inform the new generations on themes of sustainable development. Young RM@Schools Ambassadors of Liceo Augusto Righi (Bologna) in action at the event proposing hands on experiments.
1st AUSTRIAN RM@Schools FINAL, 18-19 Oct 2018 - Montanuniverstitaet Leoben
Schools from all over Austria presented a topic related to Raw Materials at the 1st
Austrian RM@Schools Final. The two day event also included a university tour and a science
journalism workshop. The winning team of the event was sent to the RM@Schools Bologna
Conference to present their project.
Armida Torreggiani, RM@Schools coordinator, is one of the 12 nominees for the EIT WOMAN Award 2018 which recognises the outstanding achievements of women entrepreneurs and leaders from our Innovation Communities.
Mineral resources in Slovenia, Velenje (Slovenia) 1rst October 2018
Event organised in Coal Museum of Slovenia, will be an active workshop in which pupils will, through active teaching methods, observation and experiments, learn about Mineral resources in Slovenia and their importance in society.
Organiser: Geological survey of Slovenia, Ljubljana Project website in Slovenia.
European Researchers’ Night at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) Tallin 28th September 2018
The various activities of the Researchesrs`s Night Festival in Taltech took place over the
campus of the University of Technology. Children, adolescents, adults, older people,
students and entrepreneurs got to know more about science through workshops, meetings
with researchers and laboratory visits. Program
European Researchers’ Night at FCT NOVA University Lisbon 28th September 2018
European Researchers' Night in Budapest Sep 28, 2018
"Quick Quiz" about critical raw materials, and presentation of the RM@Schools project and of a toolkit.
All participants who made the Quiz received an RM@Schools Certificate as they made the first steps
to become for a professional RM Ambassador. Program | web album
European Researchers' Night Vetenskapens Hus, Stockholm Sep 28, 2018
Sciences' House - in Stockholm
Activities range from experiments and maker spaces to demonstrations, shows and exhibitions, as well as
science cafés and talks in small groups.
The events are aimed at showing that researchers are ordinary people with extraordinary jobs and that research is all about
communication and international cooperation. Program | web album
European Researchers' Night Liceo Copernico, Bologna Sep 28, 2018
European Researchers' Night Cittadella della Ricerca, Brindisi (Italy) Sep 28, 2018
ECODOM was involved in this European event. An RM Ambassador guided kids and adults to the discovery of “La giungla dei RAEE” by showing them the critical raw material inside their smartphone or notebook.
An exhibition space was set up where kids and adults had the opportunity to discover with our
help some materials recovered from the proper treatment of the WEEE collected.
Ecodom notte ricerca
RM@Schools International Science Fair, Sep 26-29, 2018
Keynote Lecture - Armida Torreggiani: "There isn’t any science without communication: collaborative dialogue between research and school"
Poster Communication - Raffaella Soave:
"RM@Schools 3.0: A Wider Society Learning Project" Program
RM@Schools at RemTech Expo, Ferrara (IT), Sep 19-21, 2018
Young RM Ambassadors set up a stand in this big international event. The stand was visited at least by
200 visitors and the students interviewed by RiciclaTV. READ MORE ... websites:School |
RiciclaTV is an Italian channel dedicated to recycling problems
RM@Schools Geology day, Sep 8, 2018
During this day,
the Geological Survey of Sweden organized activities for kids and their parents to discover Earth
sciences at Biotopia, a museum and science center in Uppsala, Sweden.
24th Symposium on Chemistry and Science Education - Bremen, June 01-03, 2018.
Paola Ambrogi talks about RM@Schools project at the Symposium. She is a professor of chemistry, currently working at IIS "L. Nobili" of Reggio Emilia. She deals with initial and in-service training of professors in the scientific area. Her research activity focuses on active and cooperative learning, on authentic evaluation and on the analysis of chemistry curricula. Program | Abstract
Isola della sostenibilità - Bologna, May 11, 2018.
Isola della Sostenibilità is an Italian national project in which Institutions, Research Institutions and Companies meet together to educate and inform the new generations about sustainable development issues. Young RM@Schools Ambassadors enter in action at the event by
Liceo Sabin to engage other students with hands-on experiments. Leaflet |
Web album video
3rd SCIENTIX CONFERENCE - Brusselles, May 4-6, 2018.
RM@Schools AmbassadorAnnalisa Aluigi (CNR-ISOF) presents:"Research-School Collaboration: involving pupils in the development of a
toolkit to increase their understanding of protein chemistry".
It was shown how this activity has stimulated students to make connections between experiments and theories studied in textbooks.
Annual Conference of the "Junior Engineer Academy" - Paderborn, April 20 - 21, 2018.
RM@Schools AmbassadorBeate Brede (Fraunhofer IFAM) presents the European Project at the event.
The conference gathers together representatives of a network of 99 schools in Germany which have implemented a junior-engineer-academy in their schools.
Besides the conference and the workshops, there was the possibility to present projects in "booths", so that the participants could inform themselves during coffee breaks etc.
EXPO FCT, Open Day at FCT NOVA, Lisbon - April 11, 2018.
About 6000 high school students with by their teachers took part in EXPO FCT, an open day at FCT NOVA.
The department of Materials Science is one of the most visited, due to lots of proposed activities. Portuguese young RM@Schools Ambassadors involved students in activities related with raw materials. RM@Schools Ambassador: João Pedro Veiga and Rui Igreja Website |
Printemps des Sciences - Liège - March 24-25, 2018
Imola Scienza - Public event organized by RM Young Ambassadors
Public Event organized in the Biblioteca Comunale - Imola (Italy) - by Class 3DS (16 yrs students) of Liceo Rambaldi Valeriani with their teacher Susanna Marri.
Young RM Ambassadors involved citizens on raw materials
presenting their activities realized in the framework of RM@Schools and inviting them to reflect on the cars' evolution in time. RM@Schools Ambassador: Marica Canino and Luigi Bruzzi Scienzae | leaflet | web album |
Italian studens visit KHT - Sweden
Students of class 4D - Liceo N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy) - visit the KTH ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY in Stockholm (Sweden). web album
Italian studens attend to Expominerales 2018 - Madrid, 9-11 March
Students from class 4A of Institute of Higher Education Montessori-Da Vinci (Porretta Terme, Italy) go to Spain to attend to Expominerales 2018, an event hosted by the School of Mining Engeneering of Madrid, while talking with students and teachers about energy sources and Rare-earth elements. RM@Schools Ambassador: Liliana Medic Pejic video (short version 1:35') video (original version 14:01')
Experimental Workshops on WEEE Recycling
Six Experimental Workshops were carried out (March 6 - July 18, 2018) with German students from Lower Saxony, Hessia, Northern Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria on WEEE Recycling themes. RM@Schools Ambassador: Jochen Brinkmann web album
Workshop for teachers, March 2-3, 2018 - Tallin (EE)