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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 13 November 2012

Realizing his distinguished stature, the Planetarium Science Center proudly hosts the Fermi Legacy Exhibition, which comprises 10 panels, and 8 groups of photos, and numerous quotations; describing his background, his life, and his achievements and contributions as one of the 20th century leading scientists. The exhibition is taking place at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conferences Center – West Exhibition Hall. This exhibition has been presented by the Italian Embassy in Egypt, to be displayed during the period 6 – 25 November.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 15 October 2012

Observations, fieldtrips, star parties, workshops, lectures, and movies; all are activities of the new Amateur Astronomy Club (AAC) initiated by the PSC. The aim of this club is providing a chance for amateur astronomers to practice astronomy for interest and enjoyment, under the supervision of the PSC specialists. The program comprises a series of events through a period of 3 months, starting from Thursday 27th September.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 15 October 2012

The Planetarium Science Center has organized a cycling event on Friday 5th October morning (6:00 am), as a part of celebrating its 10th anniversary. The trip included riding bikes from Gleem to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina premises in Chatby (a distance of 2 KM). This event aimed to encourage healthy habbits like waking early, playing sports, and healthy eating, through spending an active and enjoyable time, with good company!

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 15 October 2012

As part of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina 10th Anniversary celebrations, the BA Planetarium Science Center has organized The Environment Day, aiming to raise public awareness of the importance of preserving the Egyptian environment. The event comprised a diversity of interactive scientific and cultural activities, designed to suit different ages and social backgrounds, presented in a simplified layout inside a number of booths and a gigantic tent, set on the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Plaza.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 15 October 2012

The PSC has started the first semester workshops for groups this October. Workshops are mainly targeting school trips, in groups of 10 – 25 students. The workshops have various themes and are categorized according to school years. The workshops comprise hands-on scientific activities, that present scientific knowledge in a simplified and interesting approach, which would increase the students’ apptitude to science.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 15 October 2012

After years of success, the Planetarium (PSC) has celebrated its tenth anniversary. “10 years of Science Communication” closing ceremony welcomed school and college students, together with their families to share our pride in the past achievements, and our enthusiasm about the future aspirations. The ceremony took place at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conferences Center’ Great Hall. It included a very interesting movie about the Center’s activities during its history which was full with creativity, hardwork, learning, and teamwork.

Teknikens Hus 12 September 2012

The Ecsite Directors Forum 2012: Rocking the Balance, organized by Ecsite and hosted by Teknikens Hus science centre in Luleå, Sweden, focused on the themes of diversity, inclusion, gender balance and overcoming social stereotypes in science and technology.

Much was learned during the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012 – Michael Creek, Science communication consultant (Brussels, Belgium), recaps the proceedings:

  • Thinking about gender and science: A look back at day one of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012

www.ecsite.eu/sites/default/files/forum_reports/Ecsite_Directors_Forum_2012_Day_1.pdf

  • Gender balance for a stronger European economy: A look back at day two of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012

www.ecsite.eu/sites/default/files/forum_reports/Ecsite_Directors_Forum_2012_Blog_2.pdf

  • Keeping gender balance a priority requires institutional commitment: A look back at day three of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012

www.ecsite.eu/sites/default/files/forum_reports/Ecsite_Directors_Forum_2012_Blog_3.pdf

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 14 August 2012

The Malta Council for Science and Technology is pleased to inform you that the tender for CT 3075/2012 – Provision of Training Services in National Interactive Science Centre Management Development has been launched.

Interested bidders are kindly requested to follow the links below: https://secure2.gov.mt/EPROCUREMENT/tender-details?l=1&tid=B870C47DFA687D660A7507F27202CC03953A8051E8008B5E

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/gazetteonline/2012/08/gazts/GG%207.8.pdf (Please see pages 9775 – 9776 – CT/A/021/2012 – Contracts Ref No, CT 3075/2012, Provision of training services in NISC Management Dev

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre 23 July 2012

If you are planning to join the “Pilots Training Course for Museum Explainers, Educators and Young Scientists involved in outreach programmes” – organized by Ecsite and the Pavilion of Knowledge/Ciência Viva, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17 to 21 September 2012 – check out the fresh new information published on our website:

http://www.ecsite.eu/activities_and_resources/trainings/pilots-training-course-2012

There you will find the final version of the programme of the course:

http://www.ecsite.eu/sites/default/files/training_docs/PILOTS_LISBON_2012_v11.pdf

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Techmania Science Center 9 July 2012

Techmania Science Center offers an internship for a native English speaking Explainer.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Providing direct contact with visitors of Techmania Science Center Providing skilled information about exhibitions and events to the public Managing of special education programs for primary and high school students Presentation of scientific shows Participation in adjustments and compositions of education programs and scientific shows Managing of action plans and supervising of themed events for popularization of science Administrative support of science center´s agenda (

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