Gwendolyn Paul from the zdi regional office talks to Eilta Wiegand and Jenny Kociemba about their job as jurors at the Science League and how competitions can not only inspire STEM, but also do STEM girls work.
Science League: Completed the first day of play
In the Science League - the new format of zdi.NRW - ten teams from all over NRW compete for an annual task from the STEM field. On February 13, the first of a total of five match days came to an end. How did the teams fare? And what lessons could be learned from the first matchday?
Participation is worth it!
On February 24, 2023, the zdi network for the education region of Hochsauerlandkreis (zdi HSK) invited to the MINT-Mach-Day at the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences. And with good reason: the zdi network celebrated ten years of sponsorship by the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences.
Under the magnifying glass: No energy transition without new battery technologies!
Batteries are one of the key technologies of the energy transition. They help us to store regenerative energies and to do without fossil raw materials. What are the necessary steps?
Raffle for the opening of the MINT book club
February 14th is not only Valentine's Day, but also international Give a Book Day! We take that to heart and would like to give away books!
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
We took the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2023 as an opportunity to talk to FabLab manager Nuria Robles about her work, the importance of international networking and the fun of designing.
How geosciences get young people excited about sustainability
With courses in student laboratories and on-site projects, zdi.NRW inspires young people with sustainability issues and thus ensures more commitment.
Under the magnifying glass: sustainable energy management
The success of sustainable energy management lies in the intelligently interlinked mix of renewable energies. How can this succeed and what are the challenges?
“From the hand to the heart to the brain”: Breaking down language barriers
The zdi student laboratory and student research center KITZ.do in Dortmund is working on breaking down language barriers in MINT courses.
Review of the World Robot Olympiad 2022
We look back on an exciting and eventful event. The World Finals of the WRO (World Robot Olympiad) 2022 took place from November 17th to 19.11th. held in Dortmund. Together with representatives from the zdi network, exciting insights into STEM education could be given.
zdi Academy: The energy crisis and its effects on the courses offered by the zdi community
Under the motto "'Winter is coming' - current crises and their effects on the content of the courses for schoolchildren", an open exchange with zdi actors took place as part of the zdi Academy.
zdi-Girls-Camp: Pupils develop practical approaches to support girls in the STEM field
How can we get girls excited about STEM? What wishes, requirements and ideas does the target group itself have? And why are some sciences more popular with girls than others? The first zdi girls' camp in Frechen on October 28 revolved around these and other questions.