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Programme

Registrations for Science is Wonderful! are now open! From 10 November, you will be able to access the online platform, book a scientist and unlock the full content of the event.

We also invite you to tune in to the inauguration of Science is Wonderful! on 10 November to learn more about the event and how to take part.

From 22 to 26 November, you and your pupils will be able to meet brilliant scientists online, perform their experiments, attend their live workshops and ask them any questions you want in your language!

In addition, make sure you visit Science is Wonderful! Digital from 10 November, where you will find teaching resources, games and videos prepared by our scientists to use with your pupils throughout the year.

Check out the programme below for more details!

Inauguration of Science is Wonderful! 2021

Target audience: teachers, school staff, education and training stakeholders, research and innovation stakeholders.

The ceremony will be accessible in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and Bulgarian.

 

  1. 14:00
    Welcome

    14:00 - 14:05 CEST

  2. 14:05
    Keynote speech and official launch of Science is Wonderful!

    14:05 - 14:15 CEST

    Keynote speech and official launch of Science is Wonderful! by the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel

  3. 14:15
    Teaching science through stories

    14:15 - 14:50 CEST

    Hear and learn about teaching science through stories and Science is Wonderful! testimonies

  4. 14:50
    The Science is Wonderful! platforms

    14:50 - 14:55 CEST

    Get familiar with the Science is Wonderful! Digital platform and Science is Wonderful! Live event

  5. 14:55
    Closing

    14:55 - 15:00 CEST

Preparation time!

  • Access the Science is Wonderful! Live event platform and start exploring it to book one of our scientists and plan your attendance to the live workshops.
    • Use the interactive programme to add sessions to your virtual agenda (inauguration, live workshops, closing ceremony).
    • Use the full catalogue of scientists’ profiles to find the right fit for your class thanks to the filtering options. Send them meeting requests according to your common availabilities. Once they accept your request, it will also appear in your virtual agenda. You can exchange with the scientist to agree on the content and format of the session and tailor it to your class’s needs. 
  • Visit Science is Wonderful! Digital, where you will find teaching resources, games and videos prepared by our scientists to use with your pupils throughout the year. We encourage you to get familiar with the materials and prepare a teaching session for the following week!

Science is Wonderful! Live week

  • Attend the exchanges with our scientists and live workshops.
  • Visit Science is Wonderful! Digital, where you will find teaching resources, games and videos prepared by our scientists to use with your pupils throughout the year.
  • Keep track of your pupils’ engagement with Science is Wonderful! and share it on social media (#ScienceIsWonderful) and with the organisers (example: journal of your class’s experience with the event. In case of pictures/videos of minors-of-age, special restrictions apply. Please consult the organisers).

Closing ceremony of Science is Wonderful! 2021


Target audience: teachers, school staff, Education and Training stakeholders, Research and Innovation stakeholders.
 

  1. 11:00
    Welcome

    11:00 - 11:10 CEST

  2. 11:10
    Dialogue with Science is Wonderful! participants

    11:10 - 11:30 CEST

    Dialogue with Science is Wonderful! participants and Themis Christophidou, Director General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission

  3. 11:30
    Learning opportunities

    11:30 - 11:55 CEST

    Presentation of learning opportunities for pupils and teachers offered by the European Commission

  4. 11:55
    Closing

    11:55 - 12:00 CEST

Wrapping up!

  • Last days to share your pupils’ engagement with Science is Wonderful!, on social media (#ScienceIsWonderful) and with the organisers (example: journal of your class’s experience with the event. In case of pictures/videos of minors-of-age, special restrictions apply. Please consult the organisers).
  • Continue visiting Science is Wonderful! Digital, where you will find teaching resources, games and videos prepared by our scientists to use with your pupils throughout the year. The website will remain online even after 3 December!