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Bottled water vs. tapped water: which is better? Debunking myths around water quality

Bottled water vs. tapped water: which is better? Debunking myths around water quality

May 24, 2022
Influenced by marketing and brand recognition, some people prefer to drink bottled water to tap water. But against popular belief, that doesn’t necessarily translate into higher quality or hygiene. To work out students’ perceptions around the topic and discuss water drinking habits, MULTIPLIERS partner Iren, through its educational division Eduiren, co-organised a water “blind tasting” …
How can marteloscopes contribute to forest and science education? An interview with Lisa Hafer, WaldHaus Freiburg

How can marteloscopes contribute to forest and science education? An interview with Lisa Hafer, WaldHaus Freiburg

Apr 27, 2022
One of the main goals of MULTIPLIERS is to empower students through science education to participate in decision-making matters that affect their lives. The project will develop learning activities with real-life challenges as starting points, giving students access to authentic settings to make science classes more concrete and engaging. Activities will be based on six …
What is Open Schooling? The MULTIPLIERS approach to build inclusive and long-lasting learning communities

What is Open Schooling? The MULTIPLIERS approach to build inclusive and long-lasting learning communities

Apr 19, 2022
Modern societies are facing a wide range of complex challenges, such as fighting climate change, protecting the environment, promoting healthy living and fighting pandemics such as COVID-19, among others. To successfully prepare for and address such challenges, citizens must actively engage in public dialogue on scientific issues and participate responsibly in science-informed decision making. Still, …
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Apr 14, 2022
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Enabling the enablers – when pupils become knowledge MULTIPLIERS

Enabling the enablers – when pupils become knowledge MULTIPLIERS

Mar 29, 2022
“Base decision on facts, not on beliefs” – Kick-off Meeting of MULTIPLIERS project by Gesche Schifferdecker and Rosa Castañeda In schools, science is often presented in an abstract way and without a context – but if we want to get young people interested, topics need to be relevant to their everyday life. This is the …