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  • Actions of PAFSE at Paralimni Gymnasium about nutrition during childhood and teenage years

Actions of PAFSE at Paralimni Gymnasium about nutrition during childhood and teenage years

2 April 2024|

The European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE), which is funded by the European Union (EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program) and whose local partner is the University of Cyprus (UCY), has been actively engaging with 8th-grade students at Paralimni Gymnasium.  The students explore the socio-scientific issue Childhood Obesity: Challenges and Solutions. On the 20th of February 8th-grade students participated in a seminar about nutrition during childhood and teenage years. The learning activities were organised in the framework ...

  • Representative of Expolab presenting at the school

PAFSE Azores Cluster, recently formed, develops science education activities!

19 March 2024|

Expolab - Ciência Viva Science Centre – is collaborating in the implementation of the educational scenario under the topic “Sustainable Development Goals” and organized a science education activity with students at Domingos Rebelo Secondary School. During the activity, students explored how scientific knowledge is relevant to good health and well-being (SDG 3) and the other Sustainable Development Goals. Real and inspiring stories were presented, starting with the visualisation of an environmental documentary. The analysis of real and concrete scenarios allows ...

  • PAFSE at the Dairy Vocational School of Ioannina

PAFSE at the Dairy Vocational School of Ioannina

1 March 2024|

On January 24, 2024, members of PAFSE project visited the public Dairy Vocational School of Ioannina (https://www.facebook.com/GalaktokomikoIEK). During our visit, an elementary school group was also present at the Dairy School. PAFSE members, along with pupils and teachers from the elementary school, engaged with the scientific and technical staff of the Dairy Vocational School. They provided us with a comprehensive tour of the production line and explained the processes involved in producing various types of cheese. During the tour, we ...

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Actions of the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE) with 10th-grade students at Pancyprian Lyceum of Larnaca about vaccinations

21 February 2024|

The Bubonic plague pandemic killed about 200 million people in Europe, Asia, Africa, including 50 million Europeans (40% of Europe at the time). Since the start of the school year 2023-2024, the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE), which is funded by the European Union (EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program) and whose local partner is the University of Cyprus (UCY), has been actively engaging with 10th-grade students at Pancyprian Lyceum of larnaca.  The students explore the ...

  • Actions of the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE) with 8th-grade students at the Gymnasium Paralimniou about childhood obesity

Actions of the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE) with 8th-grade students at the Gymnasium Paralimniou about childhood obesity

21 February 2024|

8th-grade students at the Gymnasium Paralimniou, explore the socio-scientific issue about childhood obesity through an interdisciplinary approach. They engage with the local community and specialists in matters related to healthy nutrition and extended reality technologies. Specifically, the students’ research project aims to answer the following research questions: What are the causes, health risks, and potential solutions related to childhood obesity? What responsibilities do individuals and governments have in reducing childhood obesity? What are the perceptions and knowledge of the local community members regarding childhood ...

  • Actions of the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE) with 9th-grade students at Xylotympou Gymnasium about Tobacco Smoking

Actions of the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE) with 9th-grade students at Xylotympou Gymnasium about Tobacco Smoking

21 February 2024|

Since the start of the school year 2023-2024, the European Research Project Partnerships for Science Education (PAFSE), which is funded by the European Union (EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program) and whose local partner is the University of Cyprus (UCY), has been actively engaging with 9th-grade students at Xylotympou Gymnasium.  The students explore the socio-scientific issue about Tobacco Smoking through an interdisciplinary approach. Specifically, the students’ research project aims to answer the following primary research questions: What are the biological, ...

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