Hands-on school visit

Visit a science (…)

Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.

It is implemented by: Teachers

It is directed at students aged: 12-14

Target group: Class-centred

Main subjects involved: Languages; science

ICT involvement:  yes

Description of the practice: 9th graders visit a science stakeholder, connected with the university, establishing a link between English lessons, where they study about entrepreneurship and science, with the real world.

UBIMEDICAL comprises 2 distinct areas: the laboratory area and the incubation area. The laboratory area has the mission of supporting and transferring technology, and comprises a set of resident laboratories coordinated by UBI professors in the areas of health and life sciences. The incubator welcomes entrepreneurs and innovative companies in the same areas.

Accessible to any student: yes

Meaningful participation for every student: yes

Why? Because all students have the chance to get involved with science in loco, by visiting the facilities of Ubimedical.

Support to the practice: no

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