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Sandra Vanhove, Class Zero Emission: from puzzle to interactive workshop centre and online tools

Scientix European Conference, Brussels, May 2011

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  1. 1. Scientix conference 6-8 May 2011Class Zero Emission: a combination of aninteractive workshop centre and onlinetools Sandra Vanhove (sandra.vanhove@polarfoundation.org) Isabelle Du Four (isabelle.dufour@polarfoundation.org)
  2. 2. Science Society International Polar Foundation Private foundation of public utility IPF Polar regions, climate change & sustainable development
  3. 3. Princess Elisabeth Antarctica stationInform Demonstrate Educate Five websites polarfoundation.org sciencepoles.org educapoles.org explorapoles.org antarcticstation.org
  4. 4. EducaPoles www.educapoles.org » Monthly visitors: 8166 » Mainly from France, Belgium and USA » Primary, secondary and high school teachers » ENG, FR & NL » Content » Free educational resources » Educational projects of IPF
  5. 5. EducaPoles Educational resources » Pedagocial dossiers (theoretical + practical) >Age » Exercise and experimental booklet >Type » Fact and action sheets >Topic » Multimedia (flash animations, videos, pictures) » Quizzes
  6. 6. EducaPolesDownloadableafterregistration
  7. 7. EducaPolesDownloadableafterregistration
  8. 8. EducaPoles Cdroms can be purchased online
  9. 9. EducaPoles WHAT? » Animated 3D-Puzzle Puzzles » Polar experiments WHERE? » On venues with polar character RESULT? » thousands of students in Belgium and Europe during and after IPY> mobile
  10. 10. EducaPoles Puzzles
  11. 11. EducaPoles Class Zero WHAT? Emission » Science & outreach centre Puzzles » Animated visits (10 -18 yrs) » Teacher training sessions » Aspiring teachers RESULT? » approx: 2000 students per year WHERE? » Primary : 44% » Brussels » Secondary General: 27% » Technical: 22% » Professional: 7%
  12. 12. EducaPoles Class Zero Emission Puzzles Secret receipe? » Interactive, but animated » Face to face contact with scientists » Free online didactic tool kit
  13. 13. Climate changePolar Regions
  14. 14. Polar SciencesSustainabledevelopment
  15. 15. Teachertraining &studentteacherworkshops
  16. 16. Other IPFprojects:Polar Questcontest
  17. 17. Future built on success of CZE and our expertise… Educational products: CD-roms, comic strip, pedagogical dossiers, exercise sheets, … Contests : Class@Poles, PolePosition, PolarQuest, Reporters of the Poles E&O of science expeditions: Polarstern (CAML) - Arctic Arc (Cryosat) E&O of science programmes: -BE-POLES (polar science in Belgium): website, workshop, fellowship, school contest, teacher trainings -EU Damocles (IPY): travelling exhibition about Arctic -EU Climatic (Socrates_Minerva): comic strip, scientific experimentation, interactive quieries, meteorological stations in schools -IPY_international: polar weeks, Polar Resource book, E&O within science conferences (Oslo, Montréal) -APECS Platform for multimedia animations by young researchers public (project calls) or private sponsered
  18. 18. FutureInform EducaPoles Class Zero Demonstrate Emission Educate Puzzles creating a strong reference link between ongoing research programs, the scientists active in the field and students of all ages …towards collaboration with partnerships within EU programs to generating interest in scientific activities Future to feeling involved in living in a low carbon society THANKS a LOT

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