About HSCI: Mission

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

The Hands-on Science network aim to:

  • Contribute to the generalization innovation and improvement of Science and Science & Technology education at basic vocational training secondary and higher education schools by hands-on experimental investigative practice in the classroom;
  • Bring hands-on active learning of Science into the classroom and into the soul and spirit of the school and making it the core of Science Education;
  • Promote the development of Scientific Literacy at all levels of our Societies.

  • ...Educating for Science and through Science...

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RoboParty 2017

RoboParty 2017 (2-4 March 2017, Guimarães, Portugal)

Join RoboParty for another robot and knowledge party.

Registration opened

30/12/2016
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Children's Summit

The thought of creating a platform on which children could come together to express their outlook

30/12/2016
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1st prize Ilídio Pinho - “Ciência na Escola”

Coordinator and students of a class of André Soares AE received a trophy of 1st prize and a check of 12500 euros.

28/12/2016
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Brief review of the Brno HSCI Conference

Stray Cats Newsletter kindly sent by Norihiro Sugimot

28/12/2016
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Scientific and methodological basis for teaching natural sciences and engineering in higher education

This conference (May 16-19, 2017) will focus on a broad range of issues relating to the challenges of academic teaching. Special attention will be given to the problems of teaching natural sciences and engineering in universities.

28/12/2016