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IES Virxe do Mar

Beginning of the EduCO2cean-Erasmus+ sustainability period

On this date the end of the project development, as it is published in the European Comision, has been reached. Although the present post is the last one which will be published in this space for the news of the development of the project, EduCO2cean was designed with the intention of being a project lasting for more time thanks to the future contributions which  partners may be able to develop under the…

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Publication of the laboratory practices on climate change at EduCO2cean TV

The laboratory practices on climate change which have been directed and designed by the educators of the IES Virxe do Mar are now available at EduCO2cean TV. These practices allow the students to act as an effective bridge between science and society, raising awareness to the citizenship about the challenge of anthropogenic global change through different laboratory demonstrations. These practices address a total of seven different topics: ocean circulation, ocean stratification, ocean…

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A model for sustainability in the second volume of EduCO2cean Magazine

On June, 31 the second volume of the EduCO2cean Magazine was published online. In the second volume of the Magazine, coordinated by the IES Virxe do Mar, among other scientific and didactic articles, two of them adress the aspect of the sustainability of some activities of the EduCO2cean Project. Specifically, the susteinability of the International Camp and Teacher’s seminar. The first of the articles in this line was written by the Climántica-IES…

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GREEN TEACHER MAGAZINE DISSEMINATES EDUCO2CEAN

The Canadian magazine Green Teacher offered the Climántica program, led by IES Virxe do Mar, a collaboration as a consortium. The reached agreement is that this educational program would identify innovative experiences so that the journal can validate and publish them as a collaboration between the two organizations. Within the framework of this collaboration, the published volume in June 2018 includes the article Shellfish and Climate Change Research. In this article it…

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Two EduCO2cean partners with Al Gore at the summit of climate leaders in Berlin

The Climántica Program of the IES Virxe do Mar has taken part in the Summit of Climate Change Leaders which took place in Berlin from June 26 to 28 ,  accepting the invitation of the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Al Gore. Al Gore’s team selected the Climántica Program, with which the IES Virxe do Mar joined EduCO2cean, to take part in the international summit of climate leaders which was organized in Berlin…

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Teacher training course

On the 2nd and 3rd of May happened in Aveiro a Teachers Training Course, under the Project “EduCO2cean – STS Education models to transmit to society the challenge of global change in the ocean”. This course consisted on two workshops, the first led by Agnieszka Skorupa, Ph.D. (Institute of Psychology, University of Silesia, Poland | psychologist, educator) and the second led by Ryszard Kulik, Ph.D. (Council of All Beings, Poland | psychologist,…

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4TH EDUCO2CEAN PARTNERS MEETING

                   EduCO2cean project brings together in Aveiro, international partners from Poland, Scotland, Spain and Portugal As part of the European EduCO2cean project – Science-Technology-Society (CTS) pedagogical model on the causes and impacts of climate change on sea and oceans and their mitigation and adaptation measures, supported by the ERASMUS + program coordinated by the Portuguese Education Association (ASPEA), a meeting was held in the…

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STUDENTS TEACHING AT THE IES VIRXE DO MAR

On Thursday, March 12,  in the frame of the Cultural Week, the students of the Climántica’s scholar science group developed the practical experiences gathered in the didactic material about global change published under the EduCO2cean-Erasmus+ program, as well as the acquired knowledge from the investigation on the DNA which was directed by the Dr. Carracedo. These students, coordinated by the teacher Raquel Troitiño, developed practices to show the ocean stratification, the ocean acidification…

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CONFERENCE ABOUT THE OCEANS GATHERS DIFFERENT ENTITIES FOR A SAME GOAL

The video resumes the interventions made during a conference promoted under the scope of the EduCO2cean, gathering different stakeholders. The invited speakers included the coordinator of the EduCO2cean project, the state secretary for Science and Technology, and representatives from the Environmental Portuguese Agency, the UNESCO national Commission, the UNESCO chair from University of Coimbra (UC), the ERASMUS+ National Agency, schools from South Coimbra (Portugal) and Spain, as well as researchers from MARE…

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PUBLICATION OF THE EDUCO2CEAN MAGAZINE

The EduCO2cean Magazine, coordinated by the IES Virxe do Mar, has started its activity with the publication of the first volume. This Magazine will publish original investigations from throughout the world dealing with scientific and didactic aspects developed during the EduCO2cean project in order to allow the dissemination of the works of the research community. The main sections of the Magazine are: Editorial, Scientific Dissemination Articles, Didactic Dissemination Articles and Reviews.  …

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APPLICATION AT CLASS OF THE FIRST UNIT OF THE EBOOK

During the last weeks, the Unit 1 Didactics of Anthropogenic Global Change in Marine Ecosystems, coordinated by the IES Virxe do Mar, started to be applicated at class. This unit has been published in the portal the 30th of January and can be downloaded here. Didactics of Global Change in Marine Ecosystems is the first block of curricular content published by the EduCO2cean-Erasmus + project. Its contents include the four main topics related…

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ASPEA PROMOTES “TALKS WITH SCIENTISTS” IN PORTUGUESE SCHOOLS

ASPEA is promoting “Talks with Scientists” in several schools from Portugal with more than 20 scientists from CESAM (University of Aveiro), MARE (University of Coimbra), Ciência Viva, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu and CMIA from Vila do Conde. Topics discussed included Coastal Erosion, Marine Ecosystems, Aquaculture, Marine Pollution, Marine Invasive Species and Carbon Capture. These talks have been contextualized with different thematic exhibitions that have been shown in schools since December 2018.…

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Teacher Training Course

ASPEA is promoting a Teachers Training Course next 2nd and 3rd May 2018, under the scope of the project “EduCO2cean – STS Education models to transmit to society the challenge of global change in the ocean”. The EduCO2cean project is financed by the ERASMUS+ agency and it is coordinated by ASPEA, with partners from Spain (University of Vigo), Portugal (Ciência Viva), Scotland (Marine Alliance for Science and Technology), Poland (CEI) and schools…

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Article published on the ”Int J Env Sci Ed” about EduCO2cean

  The International Journal of Environmental and Science Education has just published an article with the scientific and didactic analysis of some of the experiences developed under the EduCO2cean project: the Young Scientist project (Cockels recruiment factors on Testal beach) and the didactic laboratory practices about Anthropogenic Global Change which have been developed during the International Youth Campus. This article includes a methodological proposal in which students collaborate with scientists in order…

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EduCO2cean takes to the schools several exhibitions about the Oceans

Within the framework of the European EduCO2cean project, which explores themes related to the Ocean and Climate Change, there will be several exhibitions in different schools involved in the project. These exhibitions are the result of a partnership with the Environmental Interpretation Center of Vila do Conde. At the moment, the exhibition “Erosão Costeira” is open to the community between January 22 and February 23, 2018, at the João Carlos Celestino Gomes…

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IES Virxe do Mar initiated the training of the students that later on will train the citizens

On Monday, January 8, IES Virxe do Mar joined the 35 students who signed up as volunteers to train citizens about EduCO2cean-Erasmus content by leaning on laboratory practices. These students will be formed between the morning and afternoon sessions on Mondays. On this first day they have done practices to simulate the stratification of the ocean, and their influence on the rise of nutrients from the bottom to the surface.…

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Short film competition

ASPEA is organizing a short film competition for students from Portuguese schools. Have you ever thought of yourself as a movie director? Until 30th May 2018, here is your chance to show your potential in a 3 minutes’ short film! The general topic of the competition will be “Ocean and Climate Change”. The prizes are tempting! The regulation can be read here. For more information, please send an e-mail to concursos@aspea.org. Concurso…

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Workshop Audiovisual communication / Video production “Environmental short films as pedagogical and scientific communication tools “

ASPEA promotes a workshop on audiovisual communication and video production for Portuguese teachers and students participating in the EduCO2cean project: “Environmental short films as pedagogical and scientific communication tools.” In an increasingly digital and technological society, media resources should be seen as a valuable tool in the teaching and learning process, contributing significantly to school development and knowledge. In this context, the short films play an important role as pedagogical aids in…

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More than 70 students make the educational group of EduCO2cean-Eerasmus + in IES Virxe do Mar

On November 30, the educational team of EduCO2cean-Erasmus + convened a meeting for students interested in participating in the project during the present school year. To that meeting held during the classes break, more than 70 students were present and completed the capacity of Álvaro de las Casas venue. Initiatives have been presented in three areas: Oral communications of global change to citizenship based on laboratory practices. The students who attended were…

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Artistic performances by students from partner schools

Coimbra, Portugal | November 2017 The #educo2cean project gathered more than 260 students and teachers from Portuguese schools at the Pavilhão Centro de Portugal (Coimbra, Portugal) to discuss themes concerning the Ocean and Climate Change. This event included the presentation of artistic performances by students belonging to schools that are partners of the project.…

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National Day for the Sea

ASPEA and the secondary school D. Duarte from Coimbra (Portugal) are organizing a meeting to disseminate the actions from the EduCO2cean. It will occur at the Pavilhão Centro de Portugal (Coimbra), in 16th of November of 2017, between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The registration is open for teachers and students from the secondary school level. Just send an e-mail to aveiro@aspea.org The EDUCO2CEAN project has the main purpose of generating a…

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Caretakers of the Enviroment International

Teacher training course

CEI Poland is organizing Teachers Training Course for teachers from Poland and abroad, from 6th to 10th of November this year. The aim of the five-day course is to present methods for creating student activity and promoting good practices in environmental education. This is one of the tasks under the ERASMUS+ project „EduCO2cean – STS Education models to transmit to society the challenge of global change in the ocean”, coordinated by the…

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3rd International Partner Meeting

On November 3 and 4, 2017 at the Szramek High School in Katowice, a meeting of partners in the EDUCO2CEAN project took place. It was attended by delegates – project partners, from schools and institutions in Portugal and Spain, from Vigo University, Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, from CEI Poland and ZKSO in Katowice. During the two-day discussions, delegates made a number of important decisions, which are included in…

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Ciencia Viva

EduCO2cean project presented at the 8th Teacher’s Night

Pavilion of Knowledge – Centro Ciência Viva October 27, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The EduCO2cean project will be presented to more than 1000 teachers at the Pavilion of Knowledge in Lisbon. Teacher’s Night is the perfect moment for teachers to explore scientific activities, learn about the educational program for the next school year of Ciência Viva science centres and learn more about national and international projects, involving the school community. During…

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Pre-CineEco session in Seia, October 13, 2017

Seia | October 13, 2017 Pre-CineEco session in Seia, October 13, 2017, involved 200 students and teachers of elementary, secondary and professional education, to present short films awarded under the scope of EduCO2cean project. As part of the European EduCO2cean project, supported by the ERASMUS + program, the Portuguese Environmental Education Association (ASPEA) promoted an event to disseminate the project, integrated in the CineEco 2017 program, with the support of Seia Municipality.…

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IES Virxe do Mar form teachers of 10 associated centers

The IES Virxe do Mar formed on the last two Saturdays of September teachers, from 10 secondary schools associated to EduCO2cean within the framework of the European strategic alliance for innovation EduCO2cean-Erasmus +. This course was framed in the permanent training plan of the professors of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) through the collaboration that IES Virxe do Mar maintains with the SEPA-Interea competitive reference research group through Climántica. The…

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Ciencia Viva

Ocean and climate youth ambassadors visited Pavilion of Knowledge – Ciência Viva Science Center

Peace Boat’s 95th Global Voyage docked in Lisbon on the 25th September 2017, where the ocean and climate youth ambassadors took their message to citizens and government representatives during a visit to the Pavilion of Knowledge – Ciência Viva Science Centre. During three and a half months, Peace Boat brought together youth from the Small Island Developing States, in the front line of climate change impact. The ship visited 19 countries, raising…

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Video of the performance of the musical Tragedy

This video contains a brief summary of the presentation of the three short films titled: 1) MACC, 2) The other reality, 3) There is no planet B. The remaining time of the video collects in its integrity the musical Tragedy. The musical, whose booklet was developed within the tasks of IES Virxe do Mar in EduCO2cean-Erasmus+, was directed by the authors of the text, Irene Maquieira and Carlos Maquieira, with the coordination…

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Closing ceremony for film contest

Film Contest In Thursday September 21, we had the closing ceremony of the contest on short film about spreading of information about the state of the ocean and the resulting threats. The ceremony was attended by Mrs. Barbara Lampart, the Head of the Department of Environmental Design, from City Hall of Katowice. In May and June, 7 teams of students from 4 schools participating in the Educo2cean project: 7 students team from…

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EduCO2cean-Erasmus+ dissemination phase in Noia and in the Muros regional area

IES Virxe do Mar, as a member responsible for the international campus organization in the strategic alliance for Educo2cean-Erasmus+ educational innovation, which it joined with the Climántica project, which was funded by the European Union. The campus was developed in two phases: a production phase held in Aveiro from 2 to 6 September and a phase of diffusion developed in Noia and the Muros Regional Area, acting the IES Virxe do mar…

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Educo2cean Seminar on action research on the international youth campus

From 2 to 6 September, it was held at the center of scientific dissemination Ciencia Viva Sciences Factory and the University of Aveiro, the production part of the international youth international campus with its teaching seminar on research – action Educo2cean-Erasmus+, which was developed at the Factory of Ciencia Viva and the University of Aveiro. This initiative has been framed in the strategic alliance for Educo2cean-Erasmus+ educational innovation and good practices, elaborated…

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Four countries and seven autonomous communities selected for the Educo2cean international campus of Aveiro and Noia

The project has just closed the selection phase of the participants on the international campus to be held in the towns of Aveiro and Noia. This initiative is part of the European Alliance for educational innovation EduCO2cean. Among the European participants are the two Iberian countries, which guarantee the different peninsular climate domains. The other participating countries are the partners of the European project, along with Mexico and Brazil. The contest was…

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Street probe

On 5 June the students of ZS SRK in Wodzisław, organized a street probe in our city, as a part of dissemination of the knowledge about the state of global ocean within local society. We asked passers by their attitude to ecology, the risks of the expansion of the seas and oceans and the extinction of aquatic ecosystems. The 7 students took part in this probe. Conclusion: the passers were aware that…

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EduCO2cean portuguese schools gathered for Anti-plastic Day

EduCO2cean teachers and students participated in a full-day anti-plastic event which started with the opening of the exhibition “An Ocean Free of Plastic”, in the Pavilion of Knowledge – Ciência Viva Science Center, in Lisbon. The exhibition was developed by the National Aquarium Denmark and the non-governmental organization Plastic Change, with the support of the United States Department of State and the European Commission. The opening was followed by a sprint-talk about…

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Aspea

European Maritime Day

Aveiro University, Costa Nova Beach | May 20, 2017 As part of the celebrations for the European Maritime Day, ASPEA organized an international youth conference entitled “oceans and climate change” at Aveiro University and a beach clean-up action in Costa Nova, involving more than 150 young people from schools of the EduCO2cean Project in Portugal and Galicia. On this day, ASPEA publicly launched in Portugal the EDUCO2EAN project that aims to transmit…

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Campus and Internacional Virtual Congress EduCO2cean-ERASMUS+

Within the framework of the strategic alliance for innovation and good educational practices EduCO2cean-Erasmus +, designing from the methodological frame of the Climántica project, in consortium with the Cincia Viva Factory and the University of Aveiro and the SEPA-Interea Research Group University of Santiago de Compostela, we call for the process to select the students participating in the international Campus as well as their accompanying teachers, who will be part of the…

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Learning activities on change in the ocean

On April 7, a meeting of students participating in the project EDUCO2CEAN took place in Szramek High School in Katowice. Teams of students along with teachers from four secondary schools from Katowice, Pszczyna and Wodzisław presented what they have done so far in the project, and take part in learning activities. Participants of the meeting listened to the lecture of prof. Piotr Skubała on the theme: “Ocean and climate change. Does life…

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A scientific school research on cockle and climate change

The IES Virxe do Mar, within the framework of its responsibilities in EduCO2cean – Erasmus + has launched a scientific school research carried out by collaborating students toghether with scientists from Campus do Mar. This scientific-school pilot experience took place at the Testal beach in Noia, on Monday, March 27, 2017. It was led by the University of Vigo Zoology professor, and with the collaboration of the Confraternity of Shellfishers. With this…

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