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UC Center promotes activities of the 'Ciência Viva no Verão em Rede' project

Activities promoted by Rómulo - UC Ciência Viva Center are mainly aimed at children aged 6 to 12 years

17 july, 2020≈ 4 min read

Within the scope of the 'Ciência Viva no Verão' project, which takes place from July 15 to September 15, Rómulo - Centro Ciência Viva of the University of Coimbra promotes outdoor activities in the external area of ​​the Physics Department of UC. The aim is to reach the general public, and especially children, to show the dazzling and fun potential of science, which allows us to better understand the Universe in which we live.

Participation is free, but requires prior registration, which must be done through this link. Aimed at the general public, the activities mainly focus on children aged 6 to 12 years.

The list of activities promoted by Rómulo, which take place in July and September, is available on the Center's website and also below:

Science on the Street - July

July 15th - University Discovered!

16th and 27th of July - Come and discover the Botanical Garden

July 17 - Magic of the water

July 20 - Scribble machines and other machines

21st and 28th of July - Robotics - Come and play with mBOT | Catapults

July 22nd and 29th - A spoonful of Chemistry!

July 23 and 30 - Ecological pots and aromatic herbs (in the Botanical Garden)

July 24 and 31 - Discovering the air - Construction of kites, parachutes and windmills

Science on the Street - September

September 1st and 11th - University Discovered!

2 and 14 September - Come and discover the Botanical Garden

September 3 - Magic of the water

September 4 - Scribble machines and other machines

September 7 - Robotics - Come and play with mBOT | Catapults

September 8 - A spoonful of Chemistry!

September 9 - Ecological pots and aromatic herbs

10th and 15th of September - Discovering the air - Construction of kites, parachutes and windmills

"Ciência Viva no Verão" is in its 24th. edition and highlights the Circuito Ciência Viva project, whose motto is "Let yourself be guided by curiosity!". There are activities all over the country, always in the company of specialists. The project has 200 actions, on 500 dates, organized by the Ciência Viva Centers, scientific associations, municipalities and companies.

Ciência Viva - National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture's mission is to promote scientific culture in Portuguese society, for all audiences, with special emphasis on the younger strata and the school population. Ciência Viva originated in the program with the same name, created by the Ministry of Science and Technology on July 1, 1996. About two years later, Ciência Viva acquires association status with members of public institutions and research laboratories - including Rómulo - Centro Ciência Viva at the University of Coimbra.

Detailed list of Rómulo's 'Ciência Viva no Verão' activities: click here.

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About the Ciência Viva no Verão Circuits project: https://www.cienciaviva.pt/veraocv/2020/