NEWS

20

April

The chances in our lives: A new series of Science Communication videos

How do chances affect our everyday life? We have produced a video series dedicated to probability theory which hopefully will help you understand the role of chances in making a decision both in the human and in the animal kingdom!

Watch the episodes entitled  “The Ιmpossible Possible” via our Channel at Youtube.

 

 

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30

March

Maths in Motion

Maths in Motion is a two-year KA2 Erasmus+ project about how to use body movement as a tool to teach Mathematics. The final goal of the project is to create a toolkit of activities that combine music and movement as a tool to teach mathematics and explain basic mathematical concepts.

Maths in Motion is designed and implemented by  Olde Vechte Foundation and brought together mathematicians, teachers, dancers and STEM educators from 7 european countries (Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Greece) The non-profit organization “SciCo – Science Communication” represents Maths

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19

November

Extension of the application submission for the Ambassadors’ training program

The Academy of Ambassadors is aiming to empower the participants’ skills in science
communication, to further develop their professional capacities and to feature them as main
spokespeople of SciCo’s values and goals.
The main goal of the program is for the participants to make them active in their fields of
work by developing their personal and professional skills. So that this can be realized, the
participants should be willing to acknowledge their wishes and desires, their needs and
capacities in order to get to know themselves.

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23

October

STEMpowering Youth: Οι καινοτόμες μαθητικές κατασκευές του πρώτου κύκλου

Tο «STEMpowering Youth» υλοποείται εδώ και ένα χρόνο σε πόλεις της Περιφέρειας, με στόχο να εισάγει την καινοτομία στην τοπική κοινωνία, να επιμορφώσει τους εκπαιδευτικούς και αναπττύξει στους μαθητές νέες δεξιότητες. Παράλληλα, ενθαρρύνει τον πειραματικό σχεδιασμό και την κατασκευή καινοτόμων εφαρμογών για την επίλυση τοπικών προβλημάτων και ζητημάτων της καθημερινότητας. Τα εργαστήρια δίνουν την ευκαιρία σε μαθητές να ανακαλύψουν δεξιότητες και ταλέντα, να γνωρίσουν στην πράξη πώς να φτιάχνουν ή να επεξεργάζονται εφαρμογές STEM (Science –Technology – Engineering – Mathematics) και να εκπαιδευτούν μέσω της διάδρασης και της ενεργητικής μάθησης.

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13

October

SciCo team presents its new educational STE(A)M program

SciTEAM, the Education team of SciCo has created an innovative educational program based on the model of STEM education.

The acronym STEM is derived from the words Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, while recently the letter A was added from the word Art.

STE(A)M education is based on exploratory cooperative learning and aims to empower students with the 21st century skills. STE(A)M education is focused on problem solving techniques. Students are invited to use science, new technologies and simple materials to solve problems of their everyday lives.

The educational program that SciTEAM proposes is

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23

June

Mind the Lab brings science in your way…From Greece to all over the world!

Mind the Lab, a breakthrough initiative in bringing science to the general public, was founded by SciCo in 2016. The aim of this initiative is to act as a science teaser and a powerful tool to attract the interest of the general public, and direct it to science-related channels, such as science festivals.

For first time, Mind the Lab was successfully conducted in the Athens metro, Greece, on the 3rd of February 2017, at 8 metro stations. At that day, passionate scientists, inventors, researchers, teachers and students from more than 20

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20

March

COUNTING BACK FOR THE ATHENS SCIENCE FESTIVAL!

The Athens Science Festival 2017 will take place for the 4th consecutive year, between 29 March and 2 April, in Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens.

Τhe non-for profit, educational organization SciCo, remains the key organizer of this unique Science and Innovation Festival, advocating the need for transfer of scientific and technological knowledge back to society and aiming to the strength of citizens’ scientific literacy.

Athens Science Festival 2017 is taking place under the theme “Shaping our future” and is having as main goal to underlie that the novel knowledge and open

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18

February

DELTA FLUX: SciCo’s robotic team in the First Leago League!

The Educational Robotics Research and Innovation competition, First Lego League (FLL), comes for first time in Athens on 19 February, in order to bring together the science and technology knowledge, with fun and teamwork in a big learning celebration!!

The nonprofit organization SciCo as part of this celebration, gives the opportunity to children of the Athens municipality to live an ultimate STEM experience (Science Technology Engineering Math experience).

DELTA FLUX is a group of children 9-12-year old which created through the program “Open Schools” of the municipality of Athens and the robotics

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01

July

STEM workshop for “Open Schools”

 

Discover STEM with SciCo

SciCo is pleased to announce its collaboration with the “Open Schools” initiative of the Municipality of Athens and invites you to get to know robotics for education through an exciting five-day workshop.

The robotics lad for education is entitled “Transformers visit my school” and aims to introduce children to making and programming robots and creating a team project on robotics.

 Advantages of the workshop: 

Gain of basic skills in robotics (construction of the mechanical part,  use of sensors, basic programming commands and algorithm)
Hands-on understanding of the Engineering Design

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29

March

SciCo qualifies for Ashoka Impact!

The Ashoka organisation implements for the first time the Impact programme in Greece. The non-for-profit, non-governmental organisation Ashoka leads for 35 years the field of social entrepreneurship.

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