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The RM@Schools' YouTube Channel collects the videos of interest for the project related to the main events, as well as those produced by the young Raw MatTERS Ambassadors in action.
IMPORTANT! On producing videos to upload, please, be aware of the Copyright problems and download free music and sound effects for your project from the youtube audio library or from the Creative Commons Free Music Library (Allowed For Reuse).


RM@Schools printable poster: (80x200 cm) (download pdf file)   -  (100x200 cm) (download pdf file)


Companies

Wetterskip Fryslând - Leeuwarden (NL).
Wastewater treatment plant.
Paques - Balk (NL).
Paques biotechnology helps companies to reduce fresh water intake, decrease their carbon footprints and reclaim valuable resources from waste.
Tecnica Reunidas - Madrid (ES).
Recylex - Goslar (DE)
“Intelligent resource conservation” is the guiding principle behind their recovery processes, and is therefore the fundamental challenge on which the Group focuses its considerable expertise.
Norzinco - Goslar (DE).
The Norzinco GmbH is a leading European manufacturer/supplier of zinc oxide and zinc dust. Zinc and its compounds are all around us in everyday life. Zinc oxide is as activator in the vulcanization of rubber, as well as irreplaceable in the chemical industry as a raw material for the production of various zinc derivatives.
ANEFA (ES).
Asociación Nacional de Empresarios Fabricantes de Áridos (ES). ANEFA is one of the oldest and reputed associations of extractive industries and construction products in Spain.
[FdA] (ES). Federación de Áridos The Federation of Aggregate (FdA) represents the interests of companies producing aggregates in Spain, both nationally, and internationally.
Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (ES) The Geological and Mining Institute of Spain is a public research body, as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
Ecodom Consortium (IT).
The Ecodom Consortium is an Italian leader in the management of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipments). Their motto is: "Nothing is destroyed - everything is transformed" Their aim is to maximise the recovery of secondary raw materials and minimise environmental risk, benefiting member producers and the community.
iren (IT). The Iren Group’s mission is to provide customers and citizens with efficient, high quality services in the fields of energy, integrated water and environmental services, working with proficiency and expertise in full compliance with environmental and safety regulations. iren is involved in education in schools to improve the culture of substainability and innovation.
Educational website
DISMECO srl (IT). The company is specialized in the disposal and treatment of electrical and electronic equipment ("WEEE"), which operates within an environmental project. Its points of excellence are processes for maximum recovery of materials and total regulatory compliance.
Zanardi Fonderie (IT). They are leaders in the development and production of ADI – Austempered Ductile Iron, which is produced by Zanardi Fonderie from a strong integrated process in the factory in Minerbe (Verona, ITALY), including the austempering heat treatment.
Relight Ltd.(IT). Relight Ltd. is a pioneer in the collection, recovery and treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), with EMAS registration since 2005. The high competence in the waste sector, the use of advanced technologies and the collaboration with important European partners allow Relight to be one of the most important companies for the treatment of WEEE in Italy.

Places of interest: MUSEUMS

Geominero Museum - Minerals, Fossiles and Rocks- Madrid (Spain).
The aim of the Geominero Museum is to disseminate knowledge of the richness and diversity of Spain’s geological and mining heritage via the permanent exhibition of representative collections of minerals, rocks and fossils. The mineral collection contains over 10,000 specimens, of which 5600 are on display. The rock collection contains over 1000 specimens, the majority of which are held in the museum’s reserve. The fossil collection has more than 250,000 micro- and macropalaeontological specimens, of which over 10,000 are on permanent show.
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Didactic Scientific Museum Bombicci in Bologna (Italy). This small museum preserves a 'real gem' of the school history in the town of Bologna, collecting toolkits specifically aimed to teach science at schools. In the framework of pedagogical renewal of national and European education, the Society of Teachers of Bologna entrusted the mineralogist university professor Luigi Bombicci (1833 - 1903) as a curator of this museum. He scientifically organized it with the idea of making science popular and available to all citizens, besides teachers and children. The museum won medals at national and European Exhibitions and successfully works even today as service to teach science in schools.
Address: via Sant'Isaia, 20 - Bologna (Italy)
Mineralogical Museum Bombicci, Bologna (Italy). One of the University Museums in Bologna, which promotes specific activities aimed at schools. To intrigue and bring pupils closer to the museum realities and guide them to the discovery of science and its history, the teachers of the teaching classrooms take courses designed for each age group, from kindergartners to secondary schools, proposing thematic visits to tell the contents of the historical-scientific collections also through experimental and interdisciplinary experiences. Visiting the different structures you can discover plants, herbariums, anatomical models in wax, skeletons of animals, rare stones and ancient fossils retracing the path that man has made to discover the sciences. Website
The Museum of Mineralogy of the Sapienza University of Rome owns one of the most important collections of meteorites in Europe.
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World Heritage Rammelsberg Mining Museum - Goslar (Germany). The ore mines of the Rammelsberg are the only mines in the world which were in uninterrupted operation for over 1000 years. It and the medieval Old Town of Goslar with the Imperial Palace were placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1992. See more on the website:.
World Heritage Rammelsberg Mining Museum |

Places of interest: MINES

Mines of Rammelsberg Rammelsberg, Goslar (Germany). Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System on the UNESCO Website:
Mines of Rammelsberg
Visit the mines: Guided tour in Rammelsberg Mine |
Gambatesa Mine - Aveto Park, Genova (Italy). The Gambatesa mine was Europe's largest manganese mine. It worked from 1876 to 2011.
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Predoi mines - Valle Aurina, Bolzano (Italy). The copper mine of Predoi Rettenbach is about 1400 m long. In past centuries, in its narrow tunnels, hundreds of men were working at the extraction of copper which was really a very hard and complex job. Nowadays, it can be visited and get to know the ancient work of miners.
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Geomining Park, Sardinia (Italy). Sardinia's Park has been proclaimed the first historical and environmental geo-mining Park in the world, an example of the new world network of Geo-sites and Geoparks established on the occasion of the UNESCO General Conference. Website
Park of San Silvestro, Piombino (Italy). The area of the Park is rich in minerals called “sulphides” formed following geological processes dating back to around 5 million years ago. The sulphides contain sulphur related to metals such as copper, lead, iron and zinc.
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