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Parallel programme

For Escorts, National Organizers and Visitors

(If not mentioned else escorts, national organizers and visitors will be enjoying programme with contestants.)

Saturday 24.9.

Session 1: at 13.30-16 (Located at Museum of Technology; transfer by bus at 13.15 from Suvilahti; transfer by bus at 16 to Aalto Unversity, Otaniemi)

* How museum can support and promote science and technology teaching and learning (Cases: InnoApaja and Teknoreitti)

Session 2: at 19.55-21.20 (Located at Design Factory, Otaniemi; transfer by bus at 21.30 to Hotel)

* Venture Garage – new ways to teach and learn at University
* Gender and equality issues in science and technology

Sunday 25.9.

Session 1: at 9-12 (Located at Suvilahti)

* Fun physics with toys: teachers as teaching methods developers
* WWW-based materials: bridging formal and informal learning

Session 2: at 13.45-16.30 (Located at Heureka; transfer by bus at 13.15 from Suvilahti; transfer by bus at 21.30 to Hotel)

* Non-profit science education actors in schools: science clubs as support for science learning and teaching (Case: Kerhokeskus/Centre for School Clubs)
* Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects or pure natural science projects?
* Heureka Learning Center (Case: Liikkeelle! (On the move!))

Monday 26.9.

Monday programme will be joint programme with Science in Society (SiS) network and Forum 2011. The Forum 2011 provides an opportunity for key players and stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to engage in an open dialogue and discuss different aspects of Science for Society and Responsible Research and Innovation Actions in the European Union.

Session 1: at 13-16 (Located at Suvilahti)

* SiS participants and NOs/accompanying adults getting together and panel discussion on Science education
* Visit to stands

Session 2: at 18.20-19.30 (Located at Helsinki University, Kumpula Campus; transfer by bus at 16 to Helsinki University, Kumpula Campus; transfer by bus at 19.30 to Helsinki City Centre)

* Support for science and technology education: cooperation between actors (If not interested to attend: dinner with contestants)
* Dinner (from 20.00 to 23.00, there will not be after transfers to hotels) at Helsinki City Centre for SiS NCPs and NOs/accompanying adults (If not interested to attend: Science path in Kumpula and after transfer by bus to hotel with contestants)

Tuesday 27.9.

Tuesday SiS seminar open for anybody interested included EUCYS 2011 representatives. More information about SiS event and registration at (please copy the link)


Please choose all topics you are interested in. The participating is free but registration information is needed for preparing the transportation, materials etc. Please register before September 19th.


For further information please contact merike [dot] kesler [at] tek [dot] fi (Merike Kesler ) or info [at] eucys2011 [dot] fi