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EVENTS 2019

4rd European Conference of RM@Schools
6th of November 2019 - Bologna

IdeenExpo 2019
15th - 23th of June 2019 - Hannover

Workshop for teachers
6th - 7th of March 2019 - Berlin

19/12/2019 toolkit presentation in Bologna (Italy)
"P-recovery from wastewaters" - Toolkit presentation at Liceo L. Galvani, Bologna - Dec 19,2019.
A group of students from class 4M of Liceo L. Galvani in Bologna shown to their families the end result of their work on the “P-Recovery from Wastewaters” learning path. Prof. Ornella Francioso (Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences of the University of Bologna), who followed the students during the development of the activity, was also present.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Ornella Francioso
13/12/2019 event in Milan (Italy)
Researching and Communicating 2009-2019. 10 years of researches at CNR, CNR Research Area in Milan - Dec 13,2019.
During this event the RM@Schools project and the action of RawMaterials Accademy was presented by Armida Torreggiani (CNR, Project Leader of RM@Schools) to other researchers of CNR coming from different italian region.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani
9/12/2019 event at Liceo Galvani Bologna (Italy)
Christmas Chemistree - Liceo Galvani, Bologna (Italy) - Dec 9,2019.
Young RM Ambassadors of Liceo Galvani made up a Christmas tree dedicated to the Periodic Table of Mendeleev's chemical elements to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Announcement | web album | video
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Ornella Francioso, Eleonora Polo & Armida Torreggiani
9/12/2019 event at Liceo Galvani Bologna (Italy)
Juvenalia, at Ifema (Feria de Madrid), Madrid (Spain) - Dec 3-9,2019.
Children (from 2 to 12) workshops about science, minerals, gems and geology. Parcipants learned how to 'obtain gold' during the gold panning activity.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Izquierdo Diaz, David Bolonio, and Liliana Medic Pejic
22/11/2019 event at Liceo Galvani Bologna (Italy)
Festival of Technological Culture 2019 - Liceo Galvani, Bologna (Italy) - Nov 22,2019.
Young RM Ambassadors from Liceo Galvani in Bologna (Italy) held an exhibit for the public where they recounted and showed some of the experiments they had previously brought and performed during their experience at IdeenExpo 2019 in Hannover (Germany).
web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani
19/11/2019 Raw Materials week - Bruxelles
Raw Materials week. Innovation, new technology trends and Skills for Raw Materials. Bruxelles, Nov 19,2019.
"Raw MatTERS Ambassadors at Schools" was presented by our Project leader during the Raw Materials Week at Brussels during the Section " Skills for Raw Materials".
Program | web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani.
XIX Science week - Madrid
XIX Science Week at School of Mining Engineering of Madrid (UPM), Nov 15, 2019.
This workshop explained the importance of critical raw materials, the impacts of their extraction and electronic waste on the environment, and suggested solutions for their remediation.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Miguel Izquierdo Diaz, David Bolonio, and Liliana Medic Pejic
15/11/2019 event in Milan (Italy)
Workshops on raw materials and circular economy - Milan (Italy) - Nov 15,2019.
Young RM Ambassadors from "IIS J. C. Maxwell" in Milan (IT) organized a conference and two workshops in their high school to spread awareness among students about the reality of critical critical raw materials and the problematics related to them.
Flyer | web album | video
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Cinzia Cristiani
9-10/11/2019 event in Milskoc (Hungary)
"Eearth science whirlpool" - Budapest (Hungary) - Nov 9-10,2019.
A specific wider society learning programme organized since 2008 by the Hungarian Geological Society.
An introductory lecture was given about the RM@Schools program and about the results achieved in 2019 within the frame of the ESEE Education Initiative and the mini-project of the Perlite: "the volcanic popcorn" was integrated in the experiments and demos shown by the University of Miskolc.
Website | video | slides
RM@Schools Ambassadors:
Ferenc Mádai.
Science Festival - Genoa (Italy)
Science Festival, Genoa (Italy), Oct 25 - Nov 11, 2019.
The Science Festival is considered a reference point for the dissemination of science in Italy. The Mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci a chemist himself, visited the laboratory of RM@Schools and appreciated the attention paid to the involvement of students in this specific scientific area.
See the website of the event.
What happened?
video at CNR webTV
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Michela Tassistro, Mauro Murgia & Armida Torreggiani
IV European Conference - Bologna (Italy)
IV European Conference of RM@Schools - Bologna, Nov 6, 2019.
A great opportunity to collect together RM@Schools partners and students coming from schools of many European countries. For the first time also countries from ESEE participated to the event. The young RM Ambassadors showed their successful activities at the meeting.
Flyer | web albums: 1 | 2 | 3 | video
See the web page of the event.
Raw Material Day FCT Nova
Rraw Materials University Day, FCT Nova at Caparica Campus, Portugal, Oct 23, 2019.
The event was an open day, with the aim of disseminating the importance of raw materials in the Portuguese and European economy. It was a meeting especially aimed at high school and undergraduate students, in the context of the partnership between FCT NOVA and EIT Raw Materials. The kit sponsored by RM@Schools was used (among others). Visits were also made to several laboratories in the campus.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: João Pedro Veiga & Rui Ingreja
GeoZS - 22/10/2019 event (Slovenia)
"Day of mineral resources" at primary school of Ferda Vesela, Šentvid pri Stični, Oct 22,2019 (Slovenia).
Geological Survey of Slovenia organized the event in primary school Ferda Vesela. Students learned what raw materials are, where we use them, what are critical raw materials and what will happen to them in the future.
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RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand & Rok Brajković
GeoZS - 18/10/2019 event (Slovenia)
"Visit to a local factory of zinc" at primary school of Franca Kranjca, Celje and Cinkarna Celje, Oct 18,2019 (Slovenia).
Geological Survey of Slovenia organized the event together with Cinkarna Celje for the ninth graders of primary school Frana Kranjca. The event contributed to a greater understanding of the topic of raw materials and helped to raise the awareness about their importance in modern society. Students need to understand why we need factories such as Cinkarna Celjei, what impact they have on their local environment and how their operation affects and improve our lives. web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand & Rok Brajković
First international Fraunhofer Talent School at Fraunhofer IFAM in Bremen (Germany), Oct 7-9,2019.
In cooperation with the EIT Raw Materials project "RM@Schools", sixteen students from Estonia, Italy, Austria and Germany as well as eight teachers came to Bremen to learn and work on the topic of fiber-reinforced composites (FRP). The main focus here was on the question: Raw materials and sustainability: what can fiber reinforced plastics contribute? The student teams took home with them a project task on the subject of FRP, the results of which they will present in another workshop at IFAM in March 2020. We are curious!
Website | web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Beate Brede, Marica Canino & Karin Käär
be a miner for one day!
Be a miner for one day (Budi Rudar na jedan dan), Rudnik Sveta Barbara mine (Poland) - Oct 6, 2019.
The key activity of St Barbara Mine is permanent education based on maintaining the local traditions, axiology and principle of tolerance for ethnical, natural and cultural heritage. It has to be stressed that education is two-way process for St Barbara crew. It is a highest type of social innovation which were recognized. During the event, the local mining heritage was promoted and the importance of iron ore excavation was emphasized.
Website | web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Natalia Kowalska
Armida at Didacta
iDidacta Fair 2019, Florence (Italy), Oct 9, 2019.
Armida Torreggiani (CNR, Proget leader of RM@Schools) gave a prentation on the RM@Schools learning paths in front about 60 teachers coming from different areas of Italy.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani
Armida at Helsinki
The Finnish Presidency Event: European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy, Helsinki (Finland) - Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2019.
Armida was invited to present "Raw MatTERS Ambassadors at Schools" during the "Innovators of the future" session of the conference.
Website | CNR News
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani.
European Researchers' Night ECODOM, Brindisi (Italy)
European Researchers' Night in Brindisi (Italy), Sep 27-28, 2019.
ECODOM took part at the “ENEA Open Day della Ricerca” organized by ENEA Brindisi within the ERN Apulia event, part of the European Researchers Night project. ECODOM was there with a stand in the technological islands cluster, disseminating the importance of the correct WEEE management and letting people seeing some RAW MATERIALS recovered by WEEE treatment first-hand.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Antonella Castellano
MEETmeTONIGHT 2019 - Milan (Italy)
Meet me tonight, Milan (Italy), Sep 27-28, 2019.
UNIMIB, POLIMI, and ECODOM participated with a stand: "Raw Matterss & Circular Economy" to the event.
web album
Interview with Alessia Le Donne by Open Innovation
Interview
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Alessia Le Donne, Simona Binetti, Cinzia Cristiani, Raffaella Soave, Vladimiro Dal Santos, Luca Campadello, Alessia Accili, Nazarena Vincenti, Gaia Legnani.
European Researchers' Night 2019 - Stockholm (Sweden)
European Researchers' Night in Stockholm (Sweden), Sep 27, 2019.
In Sweden, activities are organised in around 30 cities and towns across the country under the name ForskarFredag (Researchers’ Friday). RM Ambassadors from the Royal Institute of Technology organized a stand at AlbaNova University in Stockholm, where they presented to the public a series of topics pertinent with the recovery of resources and sustainable production methods.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Kerstin Forsberg.
European Researchers' Night 2019 - Bologna
European Researchers' Night in Bologna (Italy), Sep 27, 2019.
Young RM@Schools ambassadors in action at the 1st grade secondary school Testoni Fioravanti in Bologna.
Backstage web album | web album
video
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Annalisa Aluigi, Elisa Bandini, Emilia Benvenuti, Laura Favaretto, Mauro Murgia, Mirko Seri,
Giovanna Sotgiu & Armida Torreggiani, Alberto Zanelli & Alberto Zannella (ECODOM).
European researchers' night 2019 - Crakow
European Researchers' Night in Kraków (Poland), Sep 27, 2019.
"Małopolska noc naukowców".
The Faculty of mining and geoengineering prepared a stand called "The earth's treasures hunters", where the children could learn about the mineral processing and sedimentation.
web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Zuzanna Łacny
European researchers' night 2019 - Pecs
European Researchers' Night in Pécs (Hungary), Sep 27, 2019.
RM Young Ambassadors from the Babits Secondary School in Pécs brilliantly explained their project: the "clever clay", showing how to produce water-resistant clay bricks from mining waste. They made their presentation at the University of Pé accompanied by their instructor (Anett Pandur).
web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Ferenc Mádai
European researchers' night 2019 - Miskolc
European Researchers' Night in Miskolc (Hungary), Sep 27, 2019.
The event in Miskolc was really successful. The RM@Schools presented the "Volcanic popcorn", the properties and utilizaztion of perlite. The show was presented by the students of the Herman Ottó Secondary School. They presented it also in their school on Thursday.
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RM@Schools Ambassadors: Ferenc Mádai
European researchers' night 2019 - Ljubjana
European Researchers' Night in Ljubjana (Slovenia), Sep 27, 2019.
The Geological Survay of Slovenia participated to the event performing activities which help to rise the awareness on the importance of geology and RM in our lives and why also recycling is important. The app KamenCheck was presented during the exhibition.
web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand & Rok Brajković
Researchers' Night, Lisbon  2019
Researchers' Night at National Museum of History and Natural Science, Lisbon (Portugal), Sep 27, 2019.
The European Research’s Night is an initiative financed by the European Union under the Marie Curie Actions, with the aim of bringing research closer to citizens. In 2019 this activity was carried out on September 27, between 18:00 and 00:00, at the National Museum of History and Natural Science, in Lisbon. For the dissemination of RM@Schools, the kit sponsored by the project was used.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: João Pedro Veiga & Rui Ingreja
Researchers' Night, Estonia  2019
Researchers' Night at Tallin University of Technology (TalTech), Tallin (Estonia), Sep 27, 2019.
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.
Social media
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Karin Käär
Researchers' Night, Estonia  2019
Haapsalu Cultural Center, Haapsalu (Estonia), Sep 27, 2019.
Tallinna University of Technology was involved in various activities by providing hands-on workshops for schoolchildren of all ages. The RM Ambassadors of the Gustav Adolf Grammar School and TalTech conducted a TinCan workshop, Iron in our everyday lives and Cookie mining. The festival was attended by 1500 participants. Social media | Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Karin Käär
Secrets in groundwater, Slovenia  2019
"Secrets of groundwater of the Krško Poljie"" Krško (Slovenia), Sep 24, 2019.
The Geological Survay of Slovenia, participated to the event dedicated to the ground water in the area and to the opening of the geological column of Krško and its surroundings. The application KamenCheck was successfully used with pupils of the primary and secondary schools.
web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand & Rok Brajković
Open_Innovation_MeetMeTonight_2019
Interview with Alessia Le Donne by the editorial board of Open Innovation, Sep 23, 2019
"At home and in ecological islands a mine of materials to be recycled"
Interview (in Italian)
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Alessia Le Donne
Open_Innovation_MeetMeTonight_2019
The Researchers' Night, Médiacité (Liège) Sep 20, 2019
The European Researchers’ Night is organized each year in different European cities, including Liège. On this occasion, researchers from all disciplines meet the public. On 20 September 2019 in Médiacité, researchers from the University of Liège held a local edition of the event called “Objectif Terre” (“Objective: Earth”), where they performed a series of interactive activities, presentations on what the researcher’s profession entails, experiments etc.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Eric Pirard
School in nature for future generations, Slovenia  2019
"School in nature for future generations" at Centers of outdoor education (CŠOD) : Lipa, Prvine, Radenci (Slovenia), Aug 28, 2019.
The Geological Survay of Slovenia, presented the RM@Schools 3.0 toolkit KamenCheck/RockCheck application. The proposed activities helped to raise the awareness about the importance of geology and its impact on our lives in modern society.
Website | web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand & Rok Brajković
Ciencia Viva, Lisbon  2019
"Ciência Viva" at CENIMAT - FCT Nova, Lisbon - 8-12 July 2019.
"Ciência Viva no laboratório criar futuro" (23th edition) means to provide an opportunity to get closer to the reality of scientific and technological research for youngsters.
CENIMAT at FCT NOVA University campus hosted this year at this great science feast for a week also a group of young RM@Schools Ambassadors from Italy.
Website | web album
twitter | facebook | Instagram
RM@Schools Ambassadors: João Pedro Veiga, Rui Ingreja & Alessandra Degli Esposti.
Tallinn 2019
Fourth RM@Schools' workshop - Tallinn, Estonia - June 26-27, 2019.
Meeting held at the Taltech - Mektory centre and at the Gustav Adolfi Gymnasium.
Focus on the RM@Schools’ results obtained up to now, the future planning and sharing experiences/ comments/ criticities. New toolkits presentation.
web album | twitter
GeoZS 2019
"Geology for society": workshop at the elementary school Jurij Vega, Moravce (Slovenia)- June 20, 2019.
A geology day organized for pupils in the third grade of elementary school to introduce them to geology.
The connection among minerals, rocks, ore and raw materials were introduced to rise their awareness on the origin of raw materials used to build what they use in their daily life, appreciate their value and the need to recycle them.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Rok Brajković
IdeenExpo 2019
IdeenExpo - Hannover, Germany - June 15-23, 2019.
Young RM Ambassadors from Liceo L. Galvani - Bologna (Italy) and Gymnasium - Osnabrück (Germany) successfully tutored a stand devoted to RM at the IdeenExpo 2019 exhibition.
Experiments (video): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
They spread the news:
IdeenExpo: website | youtube channel
CNR: website
RM@Schools: web album | facebook | twitter | Instagram
RawMaterials- INFOCENTRE: News
videos: Reportage | yet another video

RM@Schools Ambassadors: Jochen Brinkmann, Armida Torreggiani, Laura Favaretto, Mauro Murgia & Alessandra Degli Esposti
Open doors day - UPM - Madrid
Open Doors Day at UPM, Madrid, June 3, 2019.
Students of class 3I (Liceo Scientifico Copernico - Bologna) with their teacher Mariangela Tadeo participated to the Open Doors Day at UPM in Madrid.
Images: 1 | 2
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Miguel Izquierdo Diaz, David Bolonio, and Liliana Medic Pejic
Ferrara: Festival of Science
Festival della Scienza, Ferrara, Italy - May 18, 2019.
The fifth edition of the Festival of Science took place at the Department of Economics and Management in Polo Degli Aleardi in Ferrara. STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) were the protagonists of the day through interactive labs, games, seminars, intelligence challenges, creative experiments, and educational activities open to the public. RM@Schools was present with two sessions of the recycling-themed goose game "Ricicloca". The game was preceded by a short lecture by Eleonora Polo on how to perform a correct separate collection.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Eleonora Polo
BBS Papenburg, Gemany
RM@Schools project presentation at BBS Papenburg, Germany - May 16, 2019.
Two RM@Schools projects were presented at the BBS Papenburg in Germany on May 16. Ten 12-grade-students used the “TheoPrax” project management methodology to work on project topics given by RM@Schools Ambassadors. The students presented their project results in front of a large auditorium in the school’s assembly hall. Besides information about the RM@Schools project the students gave, the auditorium listened to suggestions on how the marketing of the project could be improved and how the awareness of teenagers regarding RM@Schools topics like sustainability and recycling could be boosted.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Beate Brede
Bolin Centre Climate Festival 2019
Bolin Centre Climate Festival, Stockholm University, Sweden, May 14-15, 2019.
The Climate Festival is an open event, organised by the Bolin Centre for Climate Research every year in May. During the festival, the Geosciences' house located at Stockholm University is full of visitors who learn more about climate and climate change. In 2019 more than 2000 visitors attended the event. The festival offers popular science lectures, interactive climate games, climate walks and much more. Popular science lectures are recorded and publically available after the event. The media usually attend and in 2019 Radio Sweden reported from the event.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Théo Berthet & Puntus Westrin
MINFOS 2019
MINFOS - International Days of Minerals, Fossils, and Environment - TRŽIČ, Slovenia, May 11-12, 2019.
RM@Schools workshop "Learn about geology" within the MINFOS event.
With learning toolkits participants learned how to recognize minerals and rocks and got to know the raw materials built into common everyday objects like smartphones. They could also see how groundwater flows and what pollution of the groundwater mean for nearby environment. These activities helped them raise the awareness about the importance of geology and raw materials, as well their impact on our lives.
Web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Nina Valand and Rok Brajković
Production electrolysis of zinc - a model experiment to understand the process chains in mining and recycling: from ore/ scrap to the target metal
The Technical University of Clausthal (TUC) is partner of the project RawMatTERS Ambassadors @ Schools, in which lessons are developed on the topic of raw materials. Here we present an experiment on zinc electrolysis; It exemplifies the value of alloys and the high energy, water and chemical use for the representation of the metals. In school workshops, process chains - from ore or electronic scrap to metal - are explained and experienced at model experimentation stations and supplemented in project days with factory tours (French Process, Norzinco, Goslar).
DOI:10.1002/ckon.201800079
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Jochen Brinkmann
Geological Survay of Sweden
Prao Week: Discover the Mining Industry!, May 9-10, 2019.
RM ambassador Théo Berthet was invited by the municipality of Hedemora to participate to pupils’ internships in the mining industry in Sweden. The internships included visits of the exploration and IT departments of Garpenberg active mine, tests of the mining simulators, workshops on raw materials and circular economy and exercices with BetterGeo, the geological version of Minecraft created by the Geological Survey of Sweden.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Théo Berthet

White Night for Science at Schools - Lissone event
White night for science at high schools Enriques and Istituto Europa Unita in Lissone (Italy), May 4, 2019.
Young RM@Schools Ambassadors (3A, 3B, and 3E) involve society with the critical RM issue during the nightly event at their school.
Teachers: Cristina Erba, Ofelia Molteni, and Silvia Castoldi.
Program | web site | Web album | video

RM@Schools Ambassadors: Alberto Zanelli, Mirko Seri & Marica Canino

EXPO FCT 2019
EXPO FCT 2019, Caparica (Portugal) April 24, 2019.
The RM@Schools project was presented during the EXPO FCT 2019, FCT NOVA Open Day attracting every year more than 5000 visitors. The event was held on April 24th, on the Campus of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology in Caparica. EXPO FCT aims to facilitate the choice of University degrees by pre-university youths, through demonstrations and activities in science and engineering. RM@Schools was disseminated through the sponsored activity on sensors designed for the project and leaflet distribution to the students, teachers and families that visited us.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Rui Ingreja & Joao Pedro Veiga
Role of geology in Society
Role of Geology in society - Črnomelj (Slovenia), April 17-19, 2019.
Pupils. 54 pupils and 3 teachers of the Elementary School Loka Črnomelj took part in a whole day of geological activities. Pupils learned about raw material issue through different active learning techniques with the use of the mobile application KamenCheck and the toolkit Mineral Check.
Experts. Discussion on future plans of Geological Survey for a wider society learning and formal education in Slovenia.
Program
Web album(pupils)
Web album (experts)
They talk about us:
LOKA Črnomelj school | Radio Odeon
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Rok Brajković
Estonian National Museum
The Student Science Festival at the Estonian National Museum, Tartu, April 16-17, 2019.
The Student Science Festival is the largest science event for students in Estonia. The event provides plenty of inspiration for young people and teachers to encourage them to do exciting things in their classroom and outside. During the 2 Days the recipients of the national awards and special awards were also selected. In addition, you could see performances by science theaters, attend science workshops, and see what fun primary school children know about research. The RM Ambassadors of the Gustav Adolf Grammar School and TalTech conducted a TinCan workshops and Cookie mining.
Website
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Karin Käär

CNR Bologna
Sustainable development and new technologies, CNR Bologna, April 15, 2019.
A meeting was held to present and explain a series of initiatives the CNR of Bologna is currenty managing or involved with. Armida Torreggiani, Project Leader of RM@Schools, was invited to talk and held a presentation to illustrate the RM@Schools project (Research and School: Projects for a Sustainable Future). Raffele Donini, Vice-President of the Italian Administrative Region Emilia Romagna, also attended the event.
video
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Armida Torreggiani

NOVA Lisbon
10th International Symposium on Materials, NOVA University Rectorate, Lisbon - April 14-17, 2019.
Materiais 2019 took place in Lisbon, Portugal, on 14-17 April 2019. This conference explores the latest scientific and technical developments in Materials Science and Engineering, and related areas. A Satellite Event was organized within this conference specially dedicated to the dissemination of projects. In this context RM@Schools was presented through a roll-up information and flyers distribution.

RM@Schools Ambassadors: Rui Ingreja & Joao Pedro Veiga

Girl Day NL
Girl Day 2019 at WaterCampus, Leeuwarden, April 11, 2019.

RM@Schools Ambassadors: Marco de Graaff

Evaluation of CENIMAT
National evaluation of I3N/CENIMAT Research Center, CENIMAT Research Center, Caparica, Lisbon, April 11, 2019.
i3N received a visit from the FCT-MCTES (National Foundation for Science and Technology) Evaluation Panel of Engineering Sciences and Technologies - Materials Science and Engineering and Nanotechnology as part of the ongoing evaluation of the research units. As a project developed in this unit the RM@Schools was presented during the evaluation. All members of i3N participated also.
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Rui Ingreja & Joao Pedro Veiga

Milano-Bicocca event
Horizon Chem 2019, University of Milano-Bicocca, 5 April 2019.
The General Assembly of the United Nations has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of the Elements. The year 2019 marks in fact the 150th anniversary of the Mendeleev’s first periodic table publication. HorizonChem 2019 would therefore create a meaningful opportunity to highlight not only the history, but also the great relevance of the periodic table nowadays (e.g. in Raw Materials related topics).
web site | Web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Alessia Le Donne & Simona Binetti

Milano-Bicocca event
Strategies for substitution and recycling of materials for an eco-sustainable economy, University of Milano-Bicocca, 4 April 2019
This workshop for teachers and high school students has been organized within the RM@Schools 3.0 project in collaboration with the Materials Science Scientific Degree Plan. RM@Schools Ambassador Vladimiro Dal Santo will give a talk on “Critical Raw Materials: Challenges and Opportunities”.
Leaflet | Web album
RM@Schools Ambassador: Alessia Le Donne & Simona Binetti

Mint workshops at the Eduard Stieler School
Mint workshops at the Eduard Stieler School, Fulda (DE), March 28 -29, 2019.
RM Ambassador Jochen Brinkmann (MA) and Dr. Ing. Andreas Czymai from the TU Clausthal offered as every year mint workshops at the Eduard Stieler School (ESS). This year, two 11th classes of the ESS were able to participate in the events together with one of the advanced courses Chemistry of the Winfriedschule and the Freiherr-vom-Stein-Schule.
They talked about us on newspapers:
fuldainfo.de | Fuldaer Nachtrichten.de
RM@Schools Ambassador: Jochen Brinkmann

EIT RawMaterials Partners' Day
"Partners' Day", an Innovation Hub West initiative, TU Delft (Netherlands), March 28, 2019.
Armida was invited to talk about "Triggering students interest in raw materials and sustainable society" during the "EIT RM Success Stories & Inspiring results" session of the Partners' Day.
Program | Web album
RM@Schools Ambassador: Armida Torreggiani

10th ESEE Dialog Conference
10th ESEE Dialogue Conference - MontanUnivesität Leoben, March 27-29, 2019.
Experts on mining, geology, mineral and metallic raw materials, circular economy, Raw materials industry stakeholders, Policy and decision-makers in the field of raw material prospection and mining and Stakeholders in the field of raw materials education and research came together to foster an international community and future innovation activities in the raw materials sector. A RM@Schools Workshop was held by Mirko Seri from CNR and students from HTL Leoben performed a hands-on experiment on "Fascination Salt".
Raw Materials event | Agenda | ESEE Brochure | Web album
RM@Schools Ambassador: Mirko Seri

Science week in Liege
Science Week: Printemps des Sciences, March 25-31, 2019 - Université de Liège
The Printemps des Sciences (“Spring of Science”) took place everywhere in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. In the Liège and Luxembourg regions, school activities have been coordinated by Réjouisciences. Uliège brought and performed an activity called “Atomic Memories” based on the origin of items and what constitutes them comes from, while the Museum of Metallurgy and Industry of Liège brought an activity called “Mobile Phone” where students dismantled a GSM phone to identify all the 50 elements it contains.
video
RM@Schools Ambassador: Martine Vanherck

teachers workshop Slovenia
"Competent teacher – heart of contemporary school", Laško (9 March 2019) & Bled (23 March 2019) - Slovenia.
RM@Schools Ambassador participated to the two events giving lectures on Geology and Raw Materials resources in formal education system in Slovenia: "I care about Geology". The RM@Schools EU project and its methodology was also presented with the aim to inform teachers about possibilities to gain training on its topics.
Program
RM@Schools Ambassador: Rok Brajković


3rd workshop Budapest
3rd Workshop of RM@Schools at Bay Zoltán, Budapest, 21-22 March 2019
Focus on the RM@Schools’ results obtained up to now, the future planning and sharing experiences/ comments/ criticities.
Web album
1st RM@Schools Workshop Lisbon
1st Workshop of RM@Schools @FCT NOVA, Lisbon, 14 March 2019
300 students and 6 teachers, coordinated by Luisa Santos, participated at the event organized at the "Emídio Navarro High School" in Almada (Portugal).
RM@Schools Ambassador: João Pedro Veiga

Open Doors Day - UPM Madrid 2019
Open Doors Days at UPM, Madrid, 14-15 March 2019.
A class of Italian students from Porretta Terme, Bologna participate to the event in Madrid.
Students' Report | Web album
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Miguel Izquierdo Diaz, David Bolonio, and Liliana Medic Pejic
IPSIA Ferraris, Catanzaro
Open access event: Electronic for electric cars - Catanzaro 12 March 2019.
Young RM Ambassadors in action at IPSIA Ferraris in collaboration with the European project "CHALLENGE"
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RM@Schools Ambassador: Marica Canino
RM@Schools for teacher in Berlin
RM@Schools workshop for teachers - Berlin (6-7/03/2019).
25 people from different European countries met in Berlin to discuss how to improve conditions for teaching about raw materials at secondary schools as well as the teaching itself. Among them 19 teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Italy, Austria, Germany and Belgium, and 5 from the staff of the RM@Schools consortium representing Italy, Austria, Estonia and Germany.
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Event in Slovenia
Educational Workshop for 2.nd graders
WHAT IS IT MADE OF? AND HOW TO RECYCLE
Primary schools, of dr. Ivana Korošca Borovnica, Slovenia (07/03/2019).
66 pupils from second grade of primary school with their teachers, got to know the importance of raw materials in everyday life. The proposed activities helped raise the awareness about the importance of raw materials, their production, uses and recycling, as well as the properties of different minerals and rocks and importance of geology in our life. Report
RM@Schools Ambassador: Rok Brajković
Event in UPPsala
SciFest 2019 – Science Festival for Schools and Society (SE) - 5-7/03/2019, Uppsala (SE)
During the science festival of Uppsala, the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) organised a workshop about raw material called: from rocks to metals with Minecraft. Activities proposed to pupils: lecture about raw material and circular economy, exploration and mining through gamification (bettergeo), ore samples and mining industry in Sweden and a 360 ° virtual visit of an active mine.
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RM@Schools Ambassador: Pontus Westrin & Théo Berthet
Event in Liége
"La Boite á culture" - Mediacité Liège, 05/03/2019.
The mobile phone workshop was carried out at Médiacité, a big shopping mall in Liège. With the help of a facilitator from the Museum of Metallurgy and the Industry of Liège, the students dismantled a GSM to identify the fifty elements of the Mendeleïev table which constitute it and discover the life cycle of materials, from extraction to recycling. The students also analyzed minerals under a microscope.
RM@Schools Ambassador: Martine Vanherck
Event in Liége
Open Doors Day at the Talling University of Technology (TalTech), 26/02/2019.
High school students from all over Estonia come to know about study possibilities and student life at the Tallinn University of Technology. Students can attend different scientific and information lectures, activities promoting curricula, workshops, visit open labs, meet alumni and listen their success stories. The RM Ambassadors of the Gustav Adolf Grammar School and TalTech conducted a TinCan workshops and Cookie mining.
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RM@Schools Ambassador: Karin Käär
Energia oggi e domani
GiTE: Conference of Prof. Emeritus V. Balzani , Bologna, 20/02/2019.
In collaboration with GiTe - Giornate sulla Termoelettricità (Days on thermoelectricity)
Within the activities of RM@Schools 3.0, three classes of students from Lissone (Italy) attended the conference. They were involved with themes of strategic raw materials for the EU economy, energy transition and new technologies. After this experience they became young RM Ambassadors and committed themselves to spread about in their city the issues on circular economy with seminar events and games.
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RM@Schools Ambassador: Alberto Zanelli
Workshop for teachers Bologna
Workshop for teachers on the RM@Schools Methodology - Bologna, Jan 28, 2019.
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RM@Schools Ambassadors: Annalisa Aluigi & Giovanna Sotgiu
Event in Slovenia
VII. CULTURAL MARATHON - AN ENLIGHTENMENT TODAY - THERE IS SCOPIO'S SPIRIT IN US
High School Jurija Vega, Idrija (Slovenia), Jan 25, 2019.
On the workshop, pupils from high school Jurija Vega, got to know the importance of raw materials in everyday lives. Through the workshop connection between minerals, ore and raw materials was presented. They also learned about classification of raw materials and their importance form modern society.
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RM@Schools Ambassador: Rok Brajković
Video Storytelling
Workshop for students on Video Storytelling - Bologna, Jan 17, 2019.
Students attend to a lecture about how to produce a video storytelling tutored by Maura Romano (MeltingPro).
RM@Schools Ambassador: Armida Torreggiani

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Workshops on raw materials and circular economy -Nov 15, 2019 - "IIS" I.C. Maxwell" Milan (Italy).
Christmas ChemisTREE - Dec 9, 2019 - Liceo Galvani, Bologna (Italy).
IV European Conference of RM@Schools - Nov 6, 2019 - Bologna (Italy).
Perlite ("The volcanic popcorn") - 2019, Milskoc (Hungary).
European Researchers' Night - Sep 27, 2019 -Bologna (Italy).
Reportage on IdeenExpo taken by TU-Clauthal operators - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
Reportage on IdeenExpo taken by the young RM Ambassadors- Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
The whool experiment - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
Die Lorentzkraft - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
Die Elefanten Zahnpasta - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
The Chemical Chamaleon - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
The Lorentz Force - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
Chemisches Recyceln von PET - Performed at IdeenExpo - Jun 15-23,2019 - Hannover (Germany).
White Night for Science - May 4, 2019 - Lissone (Italy).
Workshop for teachers, Berlin - March 6-7, 2019 - Berlin (Germany).
"Energia oggi e domani" - Conference by Prof. V. Balzani, February 20, 2019 - Bologna (Italy). September 27, 2019, Poland.

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Christmas Chemistree - December 9, 2019, Liceo Luigi Galvani, Bologna (Italy)
Festival of technological culture - November 22, 2019, Liceo Luigi Galvani, Bologna (Italy).
Raw Materials week - November 19, 2019, Bruxelles (Belgium).
Workshop on raw materials and circular economy - November 15, 2019, Milan (Italy)
IV European Conference RM@Schools - Morning session - November 6, 2019, Bologna (Italy)
IV European Conference RM@Schools - Exhibits & workshops - November 6, 2019, Bologna (Italy)
IV European Conference RM@Schools - Bologna by night all together. - November 6, 2019, Bologna (Italy)
"Day of mineral resources" - October 22, 2019, Ferda Vesela, Šentvid pri Stični, Slovenia.
"Visit to a local factory of zinc" - October 18, 2019, schools of Franca Kranjca, Celje and Cinkarna Celje, Slovenia.
Fraunhofer Talent School - October 7-9, 2019, Bremen, Germany.
Be a miner for one day - October 6, 2019, Rudnik Sveta Barbara mine, Poland.
MeetMeTonight - September 27-28, 2019, Milan, Italy.
European researchers' night in Kraków- September 27, 2019, (ESEE) Poland.
European researchers' night in Bologna September 27, 2019, Italy.
European researchers' night in Bologna, backstage - September 24, 2019, Italy.
European researchers' night in Pécs - September 27, 2019, (ESEE) Hungary.
European researchers' night in Miskolc - September 27, 2019, (ESEE) Hungary.
European researchers' night in Ljubjana - September 27, 2019, Slovenia.
School in nature for future generations - August 28, 2019, Slovenia.
Ciencia Viva - no laboratorio criar futuro - July, 8-12, 2019 - Almada (Portugal).
4th Workshop - June 26 - 27, 2019, Tallinn (Estonia).
IdeenExpo 2019 - June 15 - 23, 2019, Hannover (Germany).
HorizonChem 2019 - April 5, 2019, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).
Strategies for substitution and recycling of materials for an eco-sustainable economy- University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy), April 4, 2019.
10th ESEE Dialogue Conference - March 27-29, 2019, MontanUnivesität Leobeni (Austria).
3rd Workshop of RM@Schools at bay Zoltán, March 21-22, 2019 - Budapest (Hungary).
Open Doors Days, March 14-15, 2019, UPM Madrid (Spain)
Electronic for electric cars, March 12, 2019, IPSIA Ferraris - Catanzaro (Italy)
Workshop for teachers, March 6-7, 2019 - Berlin (Germany).
Students from Lissone (Italy) attend a conference at the, February 20, 2019, Bologna (Italy).
Workshop for teachers on the RM@Schools Methodology, January 28, 2019, Bologna (Italy).
VII. CULTURAL MARATHON, January 25, 2019 - Idrija (Slovenia).