EUN & MST 2011 – Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez 28/08/2011 About the project Concentrating on chemistry and physics, Xperimania aims to boost young people’s interest in science, which is a priority for Europe to remain a knowledge-based economy fostering innovation. Xperimania helps students in secondary school classes (pupils aged 10-20) and their teachers to understand the wide variety of applications of chemistry, and how this fascinating science has contributed to the evolution of many day-to-day items. Participating in the following activities provides students with a unique opportunity to stimulate their scientific and analytical skills [...] http://www.xperimania.net2007 http://europeanschoolnet.org - http://.eun.org 3
Explore a scientific discovery in the Set up an easy and fun experimentfield of materials, discovered in the relating to petrochemistry andpetrochemical sector from 1800 to the materials.present day. Xperimania 2007/08: 400+ entries ~ 1000 participants from 18 EuropeanAuthor | Place | | countries 4 Title of the presentation | Date 45,000 visitors to the website
II Chats: On Activities: Petrochemistry in different Check languages out the Students had to research the chosen property! property, find out a way to test it and explain the results in a clear and structured way in order to enable others to * 13 languages understand it and to learn from theXperimania ~ 450 entries presented example.presentation | Date | Title of theII ~ 1500 students Author | Place | 52008 - 2009 ~ 21 countries
IIIXperimania III - 2009/10* 432 schools from 24 countries applied* 7 schools selected: * Romania: Traian Vuia in Maramures * Portugal: E.B. 2,3 de Alcanede in Alcanede * Slovenia: Osnovna šola heroja JanezaHribarja in Stari trg pri Ložu * United Kingdom: Bartley Green School, StFrancis Primary School and Highters HeathCommunity School in Birmingham * Spain: IES J. Ibáñez Martín in Lorca* 18 workshops ~ 400 students → All 432 Title of the presentation | Date | 6schools! Author | Place |
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http://xperimania.net EUN & MST 2011 – Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez 28/08/2011 deadline: September 30, 2011 * 13 – 21 years old * interview: word/write document or ALL WINNERS powerpoint / impress presentation or video (en, fr, de, it, es, pl – or subtitled en) * groups of 1 to 3 students * 13 – 21 years old * campaign: word/write document or powerpoint / impress presentation or images... * groups of 1 to 3 students * 6 – 12 years old * poster: word/write document or powerpoint / impress presentation, pdf, images... * individual entriesPrizes: * competitions 1 and 2: 1st trip to BRU + digital camera, 2nd &3rd mp4 player 8 / 400 * competition 3: six prizes consisting on a kit with experiments 40+ teachers to http://europeanschoolnet.org - http://.eun.org 8equipment help us!
Activity 4 solar still Purify water through distillation and design own solar still Activity 3 salty waters http://water.chemistry2011.org Measure the salinity of water through evaporation and learn about salts and crystallization Activity 1 Activity 2pH of the planet no dirt no germs Measure the pH of Treatment of water: water with colour clean water throughindicators and learn filtration and kill the http://europeanschoolnet.org - http://.eun.org about acidity germs