At the end of June, the Child and Youth Technology Center Dortmund (KITZ.do) called for a video competition under the motto "Picture your MINT!".
In the zdi school laboratory "Green FabLab" at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences at the Kamp-Lintfort site, researchers, schoolchildren, students of the university and the interested public can conduct research and experiments. was officially opened. The student laboratory is unique in its kind and was funded with ERDF-zdi funds.
Within 4 weeks, zdi organizes one of the largest MINT summer holiday offers in Germany in Düsseldorf.
zdi.NRW is celebrating a special anniversary and honoring the 400.000th participant in the zdi-BSO-MINT funding program.
The EFRE zdi jury recommended seven projects to expand MINT offerings in NRW for funding.
Networker, zdi coordinator and zdi guru Raphaela Meißner gives tips on how to have more fun with MINT networking.
"Mathematics is the alphabet that God used to describe the universe," said the polymath Galileo Galilei more than 400 years ago. Not all students share his fascination with mathematics. But there is another way of teaching mathematics! The recently opened mathematics center of the MINT network in the Rheinisch-Bergisch district would like to prove this. As a new extracurricular place of learning, it specifically promotes everyday and action-oriented mathematics lessons at elementary and special schools for the 3rd and 4th school years. The focus is on probabilities and spatial thinking. The aim is to arouse children's enthusiasm for numbers and their connections. The school lessons should be supplemented in a very practical way. In the playful experience, the children systematically track down apparently random, everyday phenomena. During the opening event, the zdi network presented what and who is behind “MathZe” and in particular what is happening there. What is the MathZe? At the school center…
Preparations for the opening of the zdi school laboratory in Oberhausen are underway. This week there was a key handover with all donors.
The final event of the JugendIndeLab (JIL) had to take place digitally due to the corona pandemic. The aim of the JIL is to involve young people in the development process relating to structural and climate change.
In 2017, eight girls with a migration background were able to try out five apprenticeships at Kaldewei.
Numerous girls and young women are involved and enthusiastic about MINT topics. In the zdi heroines October, zdi tells their stories to inspire others as well.
In response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission has published an additional call for Erasmus+, sub-program Strategic Partnerships.