The science that
lurks in the corners
Irene Lapuente
La Mandarina de Newton S.L.
http://www.lamandarinadenewton.com
Science
• Science is the ability to be curious and excited about
our surrounding with the intention of finding rational
an...
Science where we
least expect
it ...
• Science can be found in the street?
Obviously yes!Lisbon street floor, PortugalLisb...
• Science can be found in open spaces?
Lake Tahoe, California, USALake Tahoe, California, USA
Exactly!
Reality as a
textbook
• Can we include our environment as a tool for
learning?
Yes!
Petrified forest, California, USAPetri...
• The nature and the urban landscape as a source
of inspiration for scientific communication
Lisbon, PortugalLisbon, Portu...
Hundreds of
formats...
• How can we raise awareness of science?
Educational workshops and regular courses
Educational mate...
Educational
workshops and
regular courses
• The educational workshops are regular workspaces, which allow
participants to ...
Educational
material
Fotografia de la República del EcuadorFotografia de la República del Ecuador
There are many types of
...
Gymkhana games and
clues
Gymkhana
organized by
ICP and
UAB2009
Scientific
tourism!
i altres
excursions
científiques
Demonstration and
theater
performances
The shows are a
good way to
encourage and
enthuse the public
TV Programs!
The television can also be a learning channel
Created and co-
created exhibitions
In 2010, la Mandarina de Newton S.L. has coordinated a project on the
co-creation of a...
Network
activities!
Web 2.0 tools allow us to create new participatory activities. Join them!
Light the
corners!
• Science can be found even in the more hidden
corners.
• The work of science communicators is to light...
Thanks!!
La Mandarina de Newton S.L.
http://www.lamandarinadenewton.com
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  1. 1. The science that lurks in the corners Irene Lapuente La Mandarina de Newton S.L. http://www.lamandarinadenewton.com
  2. 2. Science • Science is the ability to be curious and excited about our surrounding with the intention of finding rational and empirical laws that explain what it is around us.
  3. 3. Science where we least expect it ... • Science can be found in the street? Obviously yes!Lisbon street floor, PortugalLisbon street floor, Portugal
  4. 4. • Science can be found in open spaces? Lake Tahoe, California, USALake Tahoe, California, USA Exactly!
  5. 5. Reality as a textbook • Can we include our environment as a tool for learning? Yes! Petrified forest, California, USAPetrified forest, California, USA
  6. 6. • The nature and the urban landscape as a source of inspiration for scientific communication Lisbon, PortugalLisbon, Portugal
  7. 7. Hundreds of formats... • How can we raise awareness of science? Educational workshops and regular courses Educational material Gymkhana games and clues Scientific tourism! Demonstration and theater performances TV Programs! Created and co-created exhibitions Network activities! Video games and online activities Etc.
  8. 8. Educational workshops and regular courses • The educational workshops are regular workspaces, which allow participants to acquire knowledge and values over time. • They can be carried out at schools, neighborhoods, special centers, research centers and museums!
  9. 9. Educational material Fotografia de la República del EcuadorFotografia de la República del Ecuador There are many types of educational materials: •Educational papers •Tales and stories •Teaching suitcases •Games, •Books,etc.
  10. 10. Gymkhana games and clues Gymkhana organized by ICP and UAB2009
  11. 11. Scientific tourism! i altres excursions científiques
  12. 12. Demonstration and theater performances The shows are a good way to encourage and enthuse the public
  13. 13. TV Programs! The television can also be a learning channel
  14. 14. Created and co- created exhibitions In 2010, la Mandarina de Newton S.L. has coordinated a project on the co-creation of an exhibition. Currently this is one of their lines of work and research: Co-Creating Cultures: http://co-creating-cultures.com
  15. 15. Network activities! Web 2.0 tools allow us to create new participatory activities. Join them!
  16. 16. Light the corners! • Science can be found even in the more hidden corners. • The work of science communicators is to light these places and show science in a thousand of formats. • Joining forces from researchers, teachers and science communicators, we can make science available to everyone!
  17. 17. Thanks!! La Mandarina de Newton S.L. http://www.lamandarinadenewton.com

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