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  • sqdsdS English : Xperimania one ran during 2007 and 2008. Its aim was to increase the knowledge of students of chemistry, materials and petrochemistry. There were easy to follow lab experiments and a petrochemistry timeline. 1000 students uploaded entries from 18 European countries. The winners were invited to a Prize Ceremony in Brussels in September. German : … … … … …
  • sqdsdS English : Xperimania two started on Monday 13 October It has new activities. The new activities encourage students to investigate chemical and physical properties of every day objects. Lab reports with images/ multimedia files are uploaded in the online gallery Best entries will be rewarded by prizes: media players and fund for scientific classroom resources Last year, we also had 5 chats in English. This year, we are only going to have 4, but in different languages. On of the chats will be in German. The date will be announced in the website. Questions or comments via email to this address. German : … … … … … … Bei Fragen oder Anregungen wenden Sie sich bitte per E-Mail an [email_address]
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    • 1. International science education projects Alexa Joyce
    • 2. Support schools in bringing about the best use of technology in learning Promote the European dimension in schools and education Improve and raise the quality of education in Europe Network of 31 Ministries of Education in Europe What is European Schoolnet?
    • 3. Situation of MST in Education 3 Main Issues Attractiveness in Europe for MST studies Image of science (difficult, few interesting careers)‏ New pedagogical approaches
    • 4. MST portal MST Activities School partnerships Learning Resources Campaigns Xplora: European gateway to science education eTwinning: More than 280 MST school partnerships + community of practice Access to digital resources in MST + other topics
    • 5. Research Promotion of ICT skills Gender issue EYE: environmental education MST in Games in Schools Insafe – network of awareness nodes eSkills – ICT career portal ICT and gender: white paper Imagine Cup cooperation w/ Microsoft Women’s Forum debate + survey MST Activities Main goal: improve motivation, raise awareness and interest in sci-tech studies and careers
    • 6. MST Activities S ome examples of our results…
    • 7. • For students aged 10-20 years old – To raise awareness of chemistry, materials science and petrochemistry – To offer easy lab experiment activities for schools – To raise interest in science as a career and help teachers make science lessons more fun Xperimania 2007/08: 1000 participants from 18 European countries Project with Association of Petrochemicals Producers in Europe (part of CEFIC)
    • 8. http://xperimania.net II Activities: Lab investigations on properties of materials Chats: Expert Q&A on petrochemistry in 4 languages
    • 9. MST Activities Sci-tech / ICT studies and careers options…
    • 10. MST Activities One of the top eTwinning science projects…
    • 11. MST Activities Testing properties of materials on the eTwinning camp
    • 12. Newest project – on nanotech! Want to join?
    • 13. Visit www.xplora.org to stay up to date on all our maths, science and technology education projects!
    • 14. Thanks for listening! Alexa Joyce – alexa.joyce@eun.org