October 7, 2022

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The educational activities of AcegasApsAmga are back in existence

AcegasApsAmga’s educational activities that bring environmental sustainability into the classroom are back in existence. In fact, the activities of the Great Machine of the World and the Well of Science, and the free educational programs of the Hera Group and promoted by AcegasApsAmga, intended for schools of all levels and levels in the regions served, began today in Gorizia.
The first school where the activities of The Great Machine of the World took place was Galilei Primary School, where two classes have ventured into graphite and left their mark! sustainability.
The two projects, which have reached the seventh and eighth editions respectively, after being completely revamped and reorganized to meet the needs of teachers, students and families, can begin to revitalize classes again. AcegasApsAmga continues to work closely with the schools, along with the La Lumaca and Atlantide cooperatives, which are looking after the project, and the WWF Marine Protected Area, which is following activities in the area.

More than 7,000 students will participate in the activities of the two projects in the AcegasApsAmga areas, a figure that highlights the great interest in the two projects. Among these, more than 360 students are from Gorizia, belonging to 19 classes of 8 schools between childhood, primary and secondary, first and second class.

The world’s great machine
The world’s great machine, intended for schools from kindergarten to high school, arrives for its seventh edition this year. This year’s edition contains two important news stories, and two special labs: Into Street for elementary school and Citizen Science for first grade of secondary school.
Into Street, which can be conducted in person and at a distance, and intended for grades 3, 4 and 5, consists of several dates: the course aims to introduce children to the stimulating and modern expressive forms associated with public street art, with “the aim being to provide useful elements for students to become aware citizens, also able to Dissemination of sustainability messages.
At Citizen Science, on the other hand, students will actively participate in scientific research projects, promoted by bodies working in the environmental field, to deepen water quality issues. By collecting physical data, boys and girls will then be directed to imagine and suggest concrete actions and initiatives to improve the environment and raise awareness towards their families and schoolmates.

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well of knowledge
For the 8th edition of Science Well, students of Gorizia Secondary Secondary Schools will find a truly enriching program thanks to the many meetings with experts, scientists, innovators and science communicators, as well as group activities and virtual visits. This is all thanks to a collaboration between the Atlantide, La Snaaca and Antarctic Center cooperatives with the Scientific Imaginary of Trieste.
Students will be placed before the different realities of the world of innovation, science and scientific innovation, locally or nationally but also internationally, observing how we can work together directly even starting with the goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and there will be workshops, interviews and peer-to-peer discussions with advocates of the scientific world, including It includes meteorologist Luca Mercalli, and Mariasol Bianco, marine conservationist, philosopher and evolutionist Telmo Pivani.
However, in May, it will be the turn of the event with the connection to the research station in Antarctica, where scientists will talk about life in extreme conditions and the latest discoveries related to climate change.

Web portal for teachers and families
Given the importance of the active participation of adults and children in environmental issues, this year’s proposals for educators and families have also been enriched.
The web portal for teachers and families includes contents that can be used for in-depth study in the classroom, seminars for teachers, even content for families.
Multimedia support for educators is available in the HERA Tools section for in-depth classroom studies on environmental issues and webinars on UN 2030 Agenda topics.
For families, on the other hand, there are quizzes and games about sustainability to try at home with children, videos with anti-waste recipes and podcasts to listen to on issues related to environmental sustainability.

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