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Prussian blue

Let's make recycling blue

Students propose a hands-on experience to stimulate other students to think about the raw materials issues. Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the flyer (pdf) and poster (pdf)
School: Liceo Scientifico Ascanio Sobrero - Casale Monferrato (Italy)
Teachers: Federica Borasi and Daniela Sigaudo in collaboration with Elisabetta Gaita
RM Ambassador: Laura Polito

Tallin presentation

Tin can't? Tin can

How can we identify different tin cans? Fun facts and interesting experiments. Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the poster (pdf)
School: Gustav Adolf Grammar School - Tallin (Estonia)
Teachers:
RM Ambassador: Andrus Paat

removal of phosphate

Removal of phosphate with iron oxide (rust) and steel wool

Students point out how phosphate is important for life and show an efficient way to remove and recover phosphate from wastewater. Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the poster (pdf)
School: Leeuwarder Lyceum, Leeuwarden (Netherlands)
Teachers:
RM Ambassador:

removing dclorofenac

Removal of phosphate with iron oxide (rust) and steel wool

Students show how to remove diclorofenac, one of the most harmful and most prescribed medicines, from water since it harms kidneys and liver of fishes. Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the poster (pdf)
School: Leeuwarder Lyceum, Leeuwarden (Netherlands)
Teachers:
RM Ambassador:

zinc clausthal

How important is the choice of the anode in zinc electrolysis?

The electrolysis of zinc oxide to pure zinc was investigated by guessing that silver could be the catalyst in the water electrolysis. Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the poster (pdf)
School: Fallstein-Gymnasium, Osterwieck (Germany)
Teachers:
RM Ambassador: Jochen Brinkmann

Students Bicocca

Bioethanol from waste paper

Students address to one of the biggest nowadays problem: pollution produced by fossil fuels and their exhaustion in the near future, proposing a possible solution.
Their toolkit was successfully presented at the International Science Fair at Wetsus.
Download the poster (pdf)
Class 4 B LSSA - IIS A. Badoni - Lecco (Italy)
Teachers: Novella Sestini and Paolo Gondoni
RM Ambassador: Alessia Le Donne and Simona Binetti

2019 calendar

2019 Calendar

Students propose the 2019 calendar of RM@Schools: every month shows information about a raw material.
Download the calendar in English (pdf) or in Italian (pdf).
Class 3 A Liceo Scientifico Copernico - Bologna (Italy)
Teachers: Alice Balletti and Vincenzo Tinaglia
RM Ambassador: Alberto Zanelli and Eleonora Polo

ASL IPSIA Ferraris 5A

Work in progress...

Students at work to prepare their presentation on Raw Materials at a transnational meeting at Polva (Estonia) within the project Erasmus+: "Drop out coaching at school".
Class 5 A IPSIA Ferraris - Catanzaro (Italy)
Teacher: Alessandra Sia
RM Ambassador: Marica Canino

Transparent Contacting Coating

Tutorial video on the importance of raw materials in emerging technologies. New possibilities beyond ITO substitution: use of graphene in electronics.
Class 5 H Liceo Scientifico N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teachers: Maria Chiara Tognetti and Domenico Mero
RM Ambassadors: Marica Canino and Mirko Seri

A simple game ...

Trailer of a videogame realised by students.
Presentation
Class 4 F Liceo Scientifico N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teachers: Giovanni Cristani and Donata Federici Monesi
RM Ambassadors: Marica Canino

The importance of raw materials

Video presented by the Chemistry-Club of the RKS Clausthal-Zellerfeld about problems related to raw materials scarcity.
Students of the Robert-Koch-Schule in Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Germany)
Teacher: Axel Franke
RM Ambassadors: Jochen Brinkmann

slides

Never through your phone away

Students build the identity cards of some rare earth indicating some of their characteristics.

Class 3 F Liceo Scientifico N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teacher: Giovanni Cristani and Donata Federici Monesi
RM Ambassadors: Marica Canino

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Phosphorus recovery

Students test the feasibility of recovery phosphorus from synthetic urine as struvite.

Class 4 A IIS Mattei, San Lazzaro di Savena (Italy)
Teacher: Lucilla Dorsi
RM Ambassadors: Giovanna Sotgiu

Metal detector

The metal detector is a device used to locate and identify buried metal objects by using electromagnetism.
Let's see how to build one!
Class 5 B Liceo N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teacher: Barbara Rosiello
RM Ambassadors: Alberto Riminucci

metallic alloys

Metallic alloys

Students of 17-18 yrs investigate about what alloys are and explain how they are created starting from raw materials.

Class 4 ES Liceo Torricelli Ballardini, Faenza (Italy)
Teacher: Francesca Oliviero
RM Ambassadors: Alberto Zanelli

Aerogel graphene

Students of 17-18 yrs show how aerogel graphene, a new fantastic material, acts as a sponge for water, oil and organic materials, so that it can be used to clean seas and lakes being able of an efficient oil/water separation.
Class 4 ES Liceo Torricelli Ballardini, Faenza (Italy)
Teacher: Francesca Oliviero
RM Ambassadors: Alberto Zanelli

RM@ ... Mines and Factories

...@factory Dismeco - Marzabotto

RM@... Factories

Students of Liceo Scientifico "N. Copernico" of Bologna (Italy) visited Dismeco srl a company specialized in disposal and treatment of WEEE. (March 2018).

Web Album

Classe 3 A - Liceo Scientifico N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teacher: Filippo Becca
RM Ambassadors: Alberto Zanelli

...@factory Tred Carpi

RM@... Factories

Students of Liceo Scientifico "N. Copernico" of Bologna (Italy) visited Tred Carpi srl (February 15, 2018).

Thoughts | Report | The visit | Web Album

Classes 3 I and 3 B Liceo Scientifico N. Copernico, Bologna (Italy)
Teachers: Vincenzo Tinaglia and Simone Natalini
RM Ambassadors: Alberto Zanelli