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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

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 Ambassador: 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

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Visit DCS UNI-Bologna

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

Visit Montan UNI

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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.
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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

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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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