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Young scientist


The goals for Center for school clubs are to:

• Contribute versatile science habbits of Finnish children and young persons

• Improve activities and educational methods

• Contribute organizing science clubs, -camps and -weeks

• Find out, develop and spread standards of activity where especially gifted children and young persons are supported on a long-span basis

• Educate and support adults interested in science education on their work

• Maintain connections between different organizations and to create nationwide net of science education

• Be open for wide variety of cooperation models

 

Science clubs

Science clubs offer possibilities to

- contribute versatile interestedness of children and young persons
- strengthen interest toward natural sciences
- strengthen interaction between teachers and pupils
- tighten cooperation between different organizations

Diversified web site in Finnish is created to aid science clubs:
www.kerhonetti.net → Projektit → Tiedekerho


Contest for Young Scientist

Competition enables participants to be on view and get feedback, and to meet like-minded youngsters as well.

The age of a participant is to be under 21 years.

Web site:
The Finnish Contest for Young Scientist

 

Science camps

Center for school clubs organizaes cooperation between different organizations science camps from 9th classes and gymnasium. New activities are also planned on annual basis, increase of camp activities are desired. Camps are intended to be organized in places reachable for attendants coming all around Finland. The charge of camp itself is free for all attendants.


Learning materials for Invention Clubs

The aim of "Let´s invent more - Learning materials for Invention Clubs" is to provide tools for teachers and club advisors to excite the imaginative atmosphere and directing an inventive club. In the material we get to know the built environment by examining the basic structures in the environment. The knowledge and skills learned are applied in different problem solving exercises or solutions are developed based on own needs.

Download the material here