XXI Century Classroom in Azores Island 2019

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Azores is providing a unique opportunity to create innovative science lessons take advantage of the uniqueness its natural cultural and natural heritage. Learn how you can use modern technology to take advantage of your local environment to create inspiring science lessons. This course is organised in the framework of the projects PLATON, ICAROS and Digital Schools of Europe. It aims at engaging teachers in modern ways to motivate students to science careers while providing a unique experience for the participants in terms of meeting colleagues from other countries and visiting world heritage sites and exclusive natural sites

The main objective is to help teachers:

- Apply innovative methodologies such as Inquiry based learning
- Create the perfect environment, tailored to the needs of their students
- Prepare interdisciplinary lessons with the Big Ideas of Science
- Promote international collaborative projects
- Involve students in real research experiences
- Meet colleagues from different countries
- Use modern tools such as drones, raspberry Pi, robots to design exciting science projects for students.
- Creative Assessment

Science Topics addressed during the course:

- Geography
- Volcanology
- Astronomy
- Biology
- Archaeology

Come join us in the unique environment of Terceira Island, home of the UNESCO worldwide heritage ‘Angra do Heroismo,’ place of unique beauty for its geology, biology and its people.

The course fee for Erasmus+ applicants is 70€/day. The course fee covers:

- All materials needed for the course
- Tuition fee for lectures, seminars and workshops

- Download the visiting guide here


Sun, 16/06/2019 to Sat, 22/06/2019




Azores, Portugal



The European Science Education Academy (ESEA) is a common effort of the European Physical Society, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, NUCLIO, and the Cardiff University to support the modernization and continuous development of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and training. ESEA provides numerous training activities, tools and resources that will enable teachers in STEM to maximize their efforts in the design of inquiry based learning activities as well as to create motivating and engaging lessons that inspire young pupils and students to take up a career in STEM.
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GR 15351 Pallini, Greece 

Phone: +30 210 8176799

Email: geral@nuclio.pt