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RESIS – Renewable Energetic Sources in Schools

RESIS – Renewable Energetic Sources in Schools
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School / organization: Ageas Salerno
Country: Italy
Via Posidonia, 301
84100 Salerno
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Contact Person: Angelo Nicoletti
Contact phone: +39 089 725233
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Keywords: seminars renewables prototypes professional institutes
Age of pupils: 15-19
Learning aims: The objectives of the “Renewable Energetic Sources In Schools” project, were two:
1. to train and educate students to make suitable choices in study and work matters and to produce a conscious awareness of environment by spreading knowledge of RES and RUE activities;
2. to make students pay attention to energy policies and technologies.

Short description: The project was addressed to scientific High-schools, Technical and Professional Institutes. The adopted methodology associated interactive lessons (with the help of video-conference), to guided discussion, to individual or group work-card and to laboratory activity. Students received didactic material consisting in lecture notes about the lessons.
Each school realized one or more initiative/s, compatible with its own territory, to be presented through a net which connected them all, to the other adherent schools.
The good Italian habit of the “bottega” (little artisan laboratory), ideal place to put theory into practice, understanding the electronic and technical part, permitted the realization of prototypes of renewables with poor materials, was the conclusion for professional institutes.

Reflection: The results have showed that the training session was well equilibrated for Scientific High Schools, but too theoretical for Professional Institutes which were more interested in the practical realisation and technological aspect.
The laboratory was a great success and demonstrated the enthusiasm of teacher and students for the
argument.

Date added: 2009-10-05 18:00:15    Hits: 153
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