The 2nd Education Conference 'Motivate and Attract Students to Science' took place in Warsaw on 25th – 27th November 2015. The event gathered more than 70 science teachers, educators and teachers' trainers from over 20 European countries and United States of America. The special guest, Director of GLOBE Program - Tony Murphy, made the inspiring speech about role of citizen science in science and society.

Main aim of the conference was to build a network of teachers, educators, trainers and scientists involved in science education by sharing best practices of science education with a use of modern and the most effective tools and methodologies.

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Training session, held in parallel, were the main part of the conference. Thus, participants could get to know all educational materials developed in the frame of MASS project and experiment with them under supervision of qualified training professionals. Then, all training sessions were summed up during the discussion with a use of Six Thinking Hats tool "How to implement methods that motivate students to science?". It enabled to gather valuable comments and remarks for improving materials developed in frame of the MASS Project.

More inspiring examples and experiments were presenting during the Idea Market. All participants had an opportunity to get to know new teaching methods, test interesting serious games and share their experience with others.

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The whole event was finalized by science workshop organized in cooperation with the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw – the leading science education centre in Poland. It was a chance to look at the science from the other perspective.

The third and the last MASS Conference will take place in Cologne (Germany). Follow MASS website for more details!


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