NEWS

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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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29

February

Getting ready for the Athens Science Festival

The Athens Science Festival, the yearly celebration of science and innovation comes back at the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens for the third year, between 5 and 10 April under the theme: “Evolving with science”. 

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15

February

SciCo makes it to Stanford!

The Executive Programme for Social Entrepreneurship of Stanford is an international course hosted yearly, designed for social entrepreneurs from various fields who wish to scale up their organisation.

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30

January

Opening of storytelling and presentation labs

Storytelling, story making and the clear presentation of an idea are basic elements of science communication but also basic skills with an increasing demand on the job market.

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15

January

Happy new year filled with health, happiness, creativity and festivals!

SciCo closed 2015 with the great success of the Mediterranean Science Festival that debuted in Cyprus between 3 and 6 December and gathered 10.000 visitors.

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