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Photonics Explorer in 2500 schools across Europe
Today the 2500th Photonics Explorer has been handed over to a school in Finland. The concept of Photonics Explorer is a 'lab-in-a-box' that enables students of the 2nd and 3rd grade to do photonics experiments themselves at school with lasers, LEDs, lenses, optical fibers, and other high-tech components. Photonics Explorer is an educational kit , developed by the photonics research team B-PHOT at VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), for students of secondary schools to experiment with the different properties of light and photons.Read more
Photonics Explorers in Galicia
On Saturday 13th of February 35 secondary and high school teachers from all over Galicia attended the second workshop “Xornadas XuvenCiencia para Profesorado” at the Campus Lugo of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
The workshops is part of the activities of “XuvenCiencia” ( www.facebook.com/xuvenciencia/ ), an initiative started in 2012 by university teachers of the USC with the aim to captivate young people by science (from humanities, to social sciences and natural sciences) and to facilitate the communication and cooperation between secondary and higher education and the university.
Photonics Explorer kits handed over to 20 schools in Shumen thanks to Alcomet AD
20 schools from the Shumen region, Bulgaria, received educational kits developed in the Photonics Explorer programme. The funds for them were provided by ALCOMET AD and EYESTvzw.
The educational kits were handed over in the main hall of PMG “Nancho Popovich” in the presence of Mr. Fikret Ince, Chairman of The Supervisory Board of ALCOMET AD.
“I have a very positive attitude towards this school” Many employees of ALCOMET have studied here. So I want to thank the teachers and I am happy when I can help young people in their education.” Said Fikret Ince.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
EYESTvzw wishes you and your family Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thanks for your support in 2015, looking forward to continue our collaboration during 2016!