At the end of September, 42 teachers, 54 school pupils and 45 members of university and science centre staff from 10 European countries met in Kiel, Germany for the final conference of the European
The project involved developing and delivering teaching modules about current science. During the modules, the pupils developed exhibits on what they had learned. Each country selected its best exhibits and brought these to Kiel.
The conference began on the Friday morning with sessions in which the teachers and pupils discussed their experiences of the project. The teams spent the afternoon setting up their exhibits for the IRRESISTIBLE exhibition, which opened to the public that evening at the
at the University of Kiel. The very blue exhibition floor attracted plenty of attention from the 2000 plus visitors who came to see the various exhibits.
The visitors spent a long time talking to the pupils who had created the exhibits. Our two Dutch exhibits, the bookcase and the Mammae game, the
from the Netherlands, attracted a lot of interest. The teachers and pupils from the different countries also had more time to talk about their experiences of the project. Some schools already made plans for future exchange projects beyond the scope of the project, like the Dutch school that is already planning an exchange with a school from Kiel during this school year.
All in all, a successful and entertaining IRRESISTIBLE conference!
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