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Multiplier event in Greece, 2022

The DiSTARS communication event in Greece was organized by Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) at the "Aristotelio" Science Culture Educational Center at the city of Volos. The aim of this activity was to kick off the project’s implementation activities in the country. This event engaged people from the educational, science outreach and scientific communities of

Multiplier event in Germany, 2022

On 22 June 2022, we held a multiplier event at the University of Bayreuth. At this event, 26 participants got to know DiSTARS and trained their storytelling skills for the classroom. The event included the presentation of the DiSTARS project and a demonstration of the storytelling platform. Of particular interest to the participants

Multiplier event in Bulgaria, 2022

On February 26, 2022, the Astronomical Observatory of the Sofia University in Borisova Garden hosted a DiSTARS Communication and Teacher Training event with 34 teachers from all over the country. The training is organized by MOTIVIAN and the Municipal Center for Extracurricular Activities in partnership with the Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Physics,

Multiplier event in Portugal, 2021

The first DiSTARS Multiplier Event in Portugal took place in November 2021 at a public school in the city of Cascais, near Lisbon, Portugal. The event was organized as part of a larger event, the national Science on Stage Festival, along with other workshops related to Erasmus+

DiSTARS Summer School Goes Online

Due to Covid-19 related restrictions the DiSTARS 2021 Summer School will be held online. The course's main objectives are to introduce teachers to the concept of (digital) storytelling, that enjoys a very long tradition in human history, as a catalyst for the effective interaction between Arts and STEM disciplines which share similar

Eratosthenes Experiment March 2021

The Eratosthenes Experiment, an activity supported by the European project DiSTARS and implemented in DiSTARS schools, was organized on the 22nd of March 2021 by Ellinogermaniki Agogi. The event received a great response, as 254 schools from 39 countries all over the world participated in this celebration of science and education, calculating

DiSTARS as an educational practice

DiSTARS was presented as an innovative educational practice in the Panhellenic and International Conference on “STE(A)M educators and education” held online in 7-9 May, 2021. The full description of the practice was made available here.

DiSTARS SUMMER SCHOOL 2021

The summer school will take place in Marathonas (Greece), 11-16 July 2021 and will introduce to teachers the concept of storytelling as well as inquiry-based science teaching techniques in order to develop, improve and enhance their teaching skills and practices. Exploration and pioneering have inspired and shaped civilizations since the dawn of

Eratosthenes Experiment Live

On the 22nd of March, 2021 from 11.45 AM to 13.45 PM Europe/Athens time (10.45 AM - 12.45 PM CET) students from Greece and South Africa joined forces to revive the Eratosthenes experiment, a 2250 year old inquiry based activity that bridges the wisdom of the past with the school of tomorrow.

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