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RM@Schools 3.0 2019 - Young Ambassadors in action

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A Christmas ChemisTREE

Students made up a Christmas ChemisTREE to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Mendeleev's chemical elements, where the decorations describe their peculiar characteristics. Advertisement.
School: Liceo Classico "L. Galvani"- Bologna (Italy)
Teachers: Franca Faccenda, Laura Poletti & Andrea Velli
RM Ambassador: Armida Torreggiani

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SiCcome guidi ...

Young RM Ambassadors show the importance of SiC (silicon carbide) in projecting new technologies for automotive.
Poster presentation | video (coming soon!)
Class: 3D Liceo Valeriani - Imola (Italy)
Teacher: Susanna Marri
RM Ambassador: Marica Canino

Biosensor on paper

Young RM Ambassadors went to demonstrate to younger students how biosensors on paper work.
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: Escola Secundária Emídio Navarro - Almada (Portugal)
RM Ambassadors: Rui Ingreja & Joao Pedro Veiga

Heavy metal adsorption using extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from wastewater.

Students proposew a method to adsorb heavy metals from water using extracellular polymeric substances (EPS).
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: Christelijk Gymnasium Beyers Naudié, Leewarden (Netherlands)
RM Ambassador: Jan Jurjen Salverda & Marco de Graaff

The increasing amount of phosphorus in water causes a large increment of algae growth, some of which are toxic (blue algae). Students propose a method to remove phosphorus from water. Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: Leeuwarder Lyceum - Leewarden (Netherlands)
RM Ambassador: Jan Jurjen Salverda & Marco de Graaff

Second life of batteries.

Students investigate how to give a second life to lithium batteries.
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: Czuczor Gergely Benciés Gimnázium - Győr (Hungary)
RM Ambassador: Patricia Groó Nagy

Recycling of silicon based PV modules.

Students presents an experiment to show an easy way to assembly and then disassembly a PV minipanel in order to understand the basic principles behind the recycling process of PV wastes.
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: ITT E. Molinari & ITT A. Gentileschi - Milan (Italy)
RM Ambassador: Simona Binetti & Alessia Le Donne

poster Sobrero

Copper: never ending recycling.

Students show a method to recover copper from broken electronic devices.
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: IS Ascanio Sobrero - Casale Monferrato (Italy)
Teachers: Daniela Sigaudo & Federica Borasi

poster RawMatCards

RawMatCards

Students present their experience with minerals and critical raw materials at UPM, where they played with the RawMatcards toolkit.
Presented at the IV European Conference.
Poster presentation.
School: Istitución La Salle - Madrid (Spain)
RM Ambassadors: Liliana Medić Pejić & David Bolonio Martín & Miguel Izquierdo Diaz

Power electronics and optoelectronics - our apps

"Semiconductor or insulator?", "Where are the materials (in the world)?", "Hangman game", and " Puzzle: Materials for Electronics" are four apps developed by students to involve people into the power electronics and optoelecronics subject. Link to our apps.
Class: 4A IPSIA G. Ferraris - Catanzaro (Italy)
Teacher: Alessandra Sia
RM Ambassador: Marica Canino

Newspaper published by students

Meeting RM Ambassadors inspired students for their project at at the Editorial Office of the newsapaper "Il nuovo Diario Messaggero". The students talk about researches in the field of new materials for emerging technologies carried out by the H2020 project Challenge.
Il nuovo Diario Messaggero - newspaper
Class: 3D Liceo Scientifico Valeriani - Imola (Italy)
Teacher: Susanna Marri
RM Ambassador: Marica Canino

RM@ ... Mines and Factories

Visit DCS UNI-Bologna

RM@Factories

Students of 3M - Liceo Galvani, Bologna - visit the Didactic Centre of the Azienda Agraria (University of Bologna). (June 7, 2019).
Website | Flyer | Web album | video
Teacher: Franca Faccenda
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Ornella Francioso


Visit Montan UNI

RM@Research Lab

Students in the 5th and 6th classes visited the Center for Polymer Technology and Physics at the Montanuniversität Leoben (June 13, 2019).
They will be involved in the RM@Schools project and in the local competition (October 10-11,2019), whose winners will participate to the 4th European conference of RM@Schools in Bologna.
Website
Teachers: Roswitha Koch and Sabine Sperr
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Anja Meier

Visit Perticara Mine

RM@Mines
Discovering an unknown world

Students of 3N Liceo Linguistico Copernico, Bologna visit "Sulphur, the Historical Mining Museum of Perticara", an example of industrial archeology. The sulphur mine, closed in 1964, used to be the largest sulphur field in Europe. (May 13, 2019).
Website | Web Album
Teacher: Barbara Cimmino
RM@Schools Ambassadors: Luca Bellucci, Silvia Giuliani and Alberto Zanelli



Visit TRED Carpi

RM@Factories
Discover the secrets of the WEEE world

ECODOM accompanied 40 students and 12 teachers from all over Europe in a journey to discover the secrets of the WEEE world. (February 6, 2019).
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Vitens NL

RM@Factories
Vitens - the largest drinking water company in The Netherlands

WETSUS accompanied about 450 students from 15 schools to visit the factory.

Vitens extracts, purifies and supplies drinking water – drinking water that is reliable, affordable and sustainable. As water is of vital importance, Vitens has a major responsibility as the largest drinking water company.



Frisia Zout NL

RM@Factories
Frisia Zout B.V. - based in Harlingen

WETSUS accompanied about 300 students from 10 schools to visit the factory.

Frisia Zout BV extract high-quality salt, especially for the food and chemical industries.




Landustrie NL

RM@Factories
Landustrie - Worldwide Water Technology

WETSUS accompanied about 450 students from 15 schools to visit the factory.

Landustrie has become a leading player in the field of water and wastewater management. Research, development and innovation are very important to keep ahead in the present water market.



Wetterskip NL

RM@Factories
Wetterskip Fryslân (NL)

WETSUS accompanied about 900 students from 30 schools to visit the factory.

Wetterskip Fryslân ensures good water levels in ditches and lakes, monitor water quality and purify waste water. The climate changes require an innovative approach to the problem and always looking for the answer to that one question: "And what do we do with water tomorrow?"

Paques NL

RM@Factories
Paques Fryslân (NL) - Leading biological wastewater and gas treatment

WETSUS accompanied about 150 students from 5 schools to visit the factory.

Paques biotechnology helps companies to reduce fresh water intake, decrease their carbon footprints and reclaim valuable resources from waste. Major global changes make integration of water purification, sustainable energy generation and reuse of resources of growing importance.