In the Pact for Informatics, companies and schools work together to bring students closer to algorithms and programming.
Internship week in Cologne offers students practical insights into the professions of biologist, media technician and electrical engineer.
zdi in an interview with Prof. Dr. Sabrina Eimler. She teaches Human Factors and Gender Studies at the Institutes of Computer Science and Positive Computing at the Ruhr West University, organizes courses there every year for Girls Day and told us how she ended up as a psychologist in the STEM field.
"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…
Artificial intelligence, cryptanalysis and knot theory - 100 particularly interested and capable students from all over North Rhine-Westphalia devoted themselves to complex projects in the subjects mathematics and computer science at the 19th NRW School Academy for Mathematics and Computer Science.