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Junior Conferences at the CEA

Junior Conferences at the CEA

Every trimester, the French National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN), part of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) based in Saclay, France, organises a free conference aimed at young people. Middle and high school students come, sometimes accompanied by their parents, to...

  • Published: Monday July 21, 2008
  • Journalist: G. Tixier
A reef in the library...

A reef in the library...

At the Lycée Montesquieu, in Le Plessis-Robinson, a small group of pupils puts in extra hours at the library twice a week. Here they have a sea water aquarium with coral, exotic fish and invertebrates. The aim of the project is to recreate a marine habitat, study underwater life and win an award in...

  • Published: Monday February 25, 2008
  • Journalist: G. Tixier
Housing project have Fun with Words

Housing project have Fun with Words

Condé, gonfler, bishop, y a dra, boîte de 6,… Have you ever heard of these French expressions? Vivid imagination has given rise to a real language in the housing projects. In Evry, a group of ten young people were involved in dissecting, breaking down, questioning these expressions and...

Science on show at Jean Vilar secondary school in Grigny

Science on show at Jean Vilar secondary school in Grigny

Giving secondary school pupils a taste for science and opening up the doors of their school in the Grande Borne housing project in the suburb of Paris. This is what “Expo sciences”, held at the Jean Vilar secondary school in May 2006, was all about. Lets go back to the weeks before the science...

  • Published: Wednesday March 01, 2006
  • Journalist: G. Tixier

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Claude Lévi-Strauss: first encounter with the Indians

Claude Lévi-Strauss: first encounter with the Indians

This dean of the Académie Française, where he was elected in 1973, and great ethnologist celebrated his 100th birthday on the 28th November of 2008. In a world that he never really cared for much...

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Mathematics and folding

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Valérie Larose teaches mathematics in the Louise Weiss Junior High School in Nozay (Essonne, France). She shows us how she uses folding to demonstrate different mathematical concepts to pupils aged 11 (6th grade class).

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Junior Conferences at the CEA

Junior Conferences at the CEA

Every trimester, the French National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN), part of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) based in Saclay, France, organises a free conference aimed at young people. Middle and high school students come, sometimes accompanied by their parents, to listen to the researchers describing their work. The topics, often specialized, are always accessible and outlined with concrete examples.

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