NEWS

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November

Jane Goodall in Greece

SciCo proudly participates in the organization of Dr. Jane Goodall’s visit in Greece

#JaneGreece2018

It is with great pleasure that Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Greece announces the visit of the internationally renowned primatologist, ethologist, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace, Jane Goodall. Between 9th and 11th December 2018, Dr. Jane Goodall will hold speeches in three cities in Greece: Thessaloniki, Athens and Heraklion (Crete).

Jane Goodall is recognized as one of the most important scientists of our time. In 1960, her work in Tanzania on the behavior of chimpanzees rocked the world of the global

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17

October

The innovative and interactive exhibition “The Champion” comes for the first time in Greece

The brand-new, scientifically designed exhibition about sports will surprise the Greek audience regardless of their age!

The Cultural Center “Hellenic Cosmos” in collaboration with the non-profit organization “SciCo”, welcomes for the first time in Greece, the high-end sports’ exhibition “The Champion”. The innovative exhibition, which was first held with great success in Budapest, comes in less than a month in Athens, aiming to offer an unrivaled high-tech experience, which will provide the audience with the opportunity to learn as well as to test their limits…

A unique & innovative exhibition tailored to

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12

October

Keep Calm and Mind the Lab!

Bringing science for the second consecutive year on passengers’ way at the Metro

Mind the Lab educated and entertained the Athenian metro passengers for the second consecutive year on Friday 21 September 2018. The unique initiative accomplished to bring knowledge literally to everyone using the metro, with main goal: to inspire and to inform people of all ages, regardless of their social, educational level, in order to be engaged with science and technology and their importance for everyday life.

Mind the Lab informed and entertained hundreds of Athenians through the communication of

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12

October

Fireathon 2018: An innovative marathon brings hope to the fight with flames!

July 23rd, 2018 was a day that we will all remember as the day where clouds of smoke spread across the Attic sky, causing within a few seconds a radical change in the lives of many people. The devastating fire that started in Mati, was spread within a few seconds depriving the life of more than 90 people. The thick smoke that overwhelmed Attica, overwhelmed also the thoughts of hundreds of people, motivating them to act.

When it all started…

Just a few hours after the expansion of the catastrophic fire at

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10

October

Get ready … 1st Thessaly Science Festival is starting!

University of Thessaly brings for the first time in central Greece a unique Science and Innovation Festival.

11-12-13 October 2018, Mill of Pappas

Thessaly Science Festival opens its gates for the first time in Larissa and welcomes the audience with an unforgettable three-day journey to the sphere of science and innovation. University of Thessaly due to the completion of 30 years since it was first established, achieved to bring this cultural event in Central Greece in order to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. Thessaly Science Festival aspires to show to both young as

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03

September

Getting to know STEMpowering Youth!

 

For the third straight academic year, SciCo, with the support of the Vodafone Foundation and the academic contribution of Ellinogermaniki Agogi, is bringing the extracurricular STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educational program to 12-16-year-old students in remote areas of Greece. The goal of the STEMpoweringYouth program is to connect schools with their local communities, cultivating the students’ creative thinking and inspiring them to research problems affecting their community and come up with innovative solutions using science and technology.

Each cycle of the program begins with the training of educators. Our

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04

August

The STEMPowering Youth innovation contest

STEMPowering Youth is an extra-curricular STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) program implemented by the non-for-profit educational organization Scico, with the support of the Vodafone Foundation and the academic contribution of Ellinogermaniki Agogi, since 2017. In each cycle of the program, 13-16 year old students from remote areas of Greece are given the opportunity to obtain new knowledge and skills on topics of science and technology. One of the main goals of the program is to teach the students how to apply their skills and scientific thinking as well as

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26

July

STEMpowering Youth: Student Projects of the third cycle

“STEMPOWERING YOUTH” for a third straight cycle: Meet our new crop of young scientists!

“STEMpowering Youth” is an extracuricullar STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program which has been implemented by Scico in cooperation with Ellinogermaniki Agogi and the support of Vodafone Foundation since 2017. The program’s aim is to bring innovation in school classes of remote Greek areas: In each cycle of the program, 13-16 year-old students are trained with interactive educational tools on topics of Natural Sciences, Astronomy and Programming, and participate in experiments as well as design and

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18

June

Science without borders at the Athens Science Festival 2018

The non-profil educational organisation SciCo organised for the fifth year in a row the unique festival on science and innovation, Athens Science Festival, at Technopolis City of Athens, with 22,000 visitors. Of those, 6,000 were students who were exposed to many interesting scientific activities. During 6 days, the festival hosted 160 research, academic and educational organisations, 115 different interactive events, 48 labs for kids, 23 workshops, 55 speeches and 5 competitions, as well as a series of other events for visitors of all ages!

Particularly charismatic and acclaimed speakers of international

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16

May

STEMpowering Youth : Students projects of the second cycle

The “STEMpowering Youth” program is implemented in 15 provincial towns since February of 2017, and aims at student empowerment on science topics, with the use of new technologies. In each round of the program, the students are trained with interactive educational tools on Natural Sciences, Astronomy and Programming topics, and they participate in experiential activities and group projects, making constructions.

At the end of each course round, each team creates its own project. Within their project, the students have the opportunity to do research and manufacture a construction in order to

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