Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Asia-Europe Scientists Of Tomorrow Programme (AESOTOPE)

Education Events

Share:

Project Period:
24 Oct 2004 - 03 Nov 2004
Venue:
Genova (Italy)
Department:
Theme:

OVERVIEW

Implemented under the ASEF’s Asia-Europe Classroom project, AESOTOPE was an eight-day science enrichment programme held in tandem with the second edition of the Genoa Science Festival in 2004. It gave participating students and teachers a chance to experience some of the international scientific and social events of the Genoa Science Festival.

Organisers of AESOTOPE made an international call for science proposals in early 2004, tapping on national education agencies and science departments to promote AESOTOPE to high schools, and to officiate applications for the pre-conference selection of science projects to be represented at the AESOTOPE. Thirty-two applications from 16 ASEM member countries were received, and the organisers, together with a Committee of Scientific Advisors, shortlisted 19 teams for the programme. Each team comprised a teacher-advisor and a maximum of two high school students aged between 14 and 17.

The 19 short-listed AESOTOPE projects were further grouped into four themes: Water, Energy, Nature, and Technology. They were showcased at the Le Meraviglie della Scienza (or the “Marvels Of Science Exhibition”), as part of the Genoa Science Festival 2004. The AESOTOPE organisers also picked three projects to receive its AESOTOPE Awards, and these were:

– “Multi-Functional Remote Control Disinfection Car” (China)

– “The Mediterranean Sea And Its Different Stories: Sulla Rotta di Omero” (Italy)

– “Turning Prawn Pond Sludge Into A Fertilizer” (Malaysia)

Apart from participating in the Le Meraviglie della Scienza, students engaged in a multimedia classroom activity where they took physics lessons from CDs produced by the Italian National Institute for the Physics of Matter (INFM). They also played math games conducted by the Kangaroo Network, an Australian education network.

eeas-1
Funded by the European Union

Project Updates

Photos & Videos

Documents

Join our mailing list

Stay up to date

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@asef.org. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.

* indicates required
Subscribe to Newsletter(s)
Interests:

Powered by MailChimp

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF):

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Join our mailing list

Stay up to date

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@asef.org. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.