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Patricia Verheyden	Experience director<br />patricia@technopolis.be<br />www.technopolis.be<br />
Technopolis®<br />
Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre<br />Open sinceFebruary2000<br />Mission: bringingscience and technologycloser to ...
Criteria forprojects<br />Interactive<br />Educational<br />A lot of fun<br />No school subject classification<br />Involv...
EducationalActivities<br />In Technopolis:<br />Shows <br />Demonstrations<br />Pathfinders<br />Electronic rallies<br />A...
Demonstrations<br />
EducationalActivities<br />At school<br />Downloadableeducationalpackages<br />Puppet theatre<br />Science truck ‘MysteriX...
Science truck<br />
Workshops<br />
A glimpse of the workshop Energy for the Future<br />
Workshop: Energy for the Future<br />
Theme and Target Group<br />Interactive workshop guidedbyan edutainer<br />Theme: environment and sustainableenergy<br />E...
Energy for the Future<br />Developedfor the newschool curriculum (eindtermen) Technology<br />Tested in several schools<br...
Content<br />Pupilsworkon 4 projects<br />Goal: to generate ‘alternative’ energy: wind, water, solar power and hydrogen:<b...
FinalObjectives<br />Environment and sustainableenergy<br />Naturalsciences<br />Technicalskills: problemsolving in the de...
Start of Workshop: Set Up<br />
Instruction sheets<br />
Windmill<br />
Gear Test<br />
Windmill<br />
Hydraulic Power Station<br />
Hydraulic Power Station<br />
SolarSaw<br />
SolarSaw<br />
HydrogenFueledCar<br />
HydrogenFueledCar<br />
Hydrogenfueledcar<br />
The Finale<br />All projects are connected to the apartment<br />
Conclusion of the Workshop<br />Provide the apartmentwithelectricity<br />
Patricia Verheyden	Experience director<br />patricia@technopolis.be<br />www.technopolis.be<br />
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Patricia Verheyden: Technopolis - a glimpse of the workshop "Energy of the Future"

Scientix European Conference, 6-8 May 2011, Brussels

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Patricia Verheyden - Technopolis

  1. 1. Patricia Verheyden Experience director<br />patricia@technopolis.be<br />www.technopolis.be<br />
  2. 2. Technopolis®<br />
  3. 3. Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre<br />Open sinceFebruary2000<br />Mission: bringingscience and technologycloser to the people.<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Criteria forprojects<br />Interactive<br />Educational<br />A lot of fun<br />No school subject classification<br />Involvement of the visitor<br />Sensation<br />Easily accessible<br />Contextualisation<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. EducationalActivities<br />In Technopolis:<br />Shows <br />Demonstrations<br />Pathfinders<br />Electronic rallies<br />Automatedtheatre<br />Lego mindstorms<br />…<br />
  8. 8. Demonstrations<br />
  9. 9. EducationalActivities<br />At school<br />Downloadableeducationalpackages<br />Puppet theatre<br />Science truck ‘MysteriX’<br />Workshops: edutainer in class room<br />
  10. 10. Science truck<br />
  11. 11. Workshops<br />
  12. 12. A glimpse of the workshop Energy for the Future<br />
  13. 13. Workshop: Energy for the Future<br />
  14. 14. Theme and Target Group<br />Interactive workshop guidedbyan edutainer<br />Theme: environment and sustainableenergy<br />Emphasisontechnicalskills<br />Duration: 2 hours<br />Target group: 12 – 14 yearsold<br />
  15. 15. Energy for the Future<br />Developedfor the newschool curriculum (eindtermen) Technology<br />Tested in several schools<br />Noweffectively a workshop offeredby Technopolis from May 2011 onwards<br />
  16. 16. Content<br />Pupilsworkon 4 projects<br />Goal: to generate ‘alternative’ energy: wind, water, solar power and hydrogen:<br />Wind: windmill<br />Water: hydraulicpower station<br />Solar power: solarsaw<br />Hydrogen gas: hydrogenfueledcar<br />
  17. 17. FinalObjectives<br />Environment and sustainableenergy<br />Naturalsciences<br />Technicalskills: problemsolving in the design of the windmill and the car<br />Personaldevelopment: creativity, initiative, team work, precision…<br />
  18. 18. Start of Workshop: Set Up<br />
  19. 19. Instruction sheets<br />
  20. 20. Windmill<br />
  21. 21. Gear Test<br />
  22. 22. Windmill<br />
  23. 23. Hydraulic Power Station<br />
  24. 24. Hydraulic Power Station<br />
  25. 25. SolarSaw<br />
  26. 26. SolarSaw<br />
  27. 27. HydrogenFueledCar<br />
  28. 28. HydrogenFueledCar<br />
  29. 29. Hydrogenfueledcar<br />
  30. 30. The Finale<br />All projects are connected to the apartment<br />
  31. 31. Conclusion of the Workshop<br />Provide the apartmentwithelectricity<br />
  32. 32. Patricia Verheyden Experience director<br />patricia@technopolis.be<br />www.technopolis.be<br />

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