Programme of "IYL2015"

Inquiry Light

Highlight talk: Inquiry based learning 

Resources: Inspiring Science Education Platform, Double Slit Experiment Interactive Game

WS: Building an inquiry scenario in ISE platform

WS: Playing with Light Pollution


Learn about light

Highlight talk: The invisible universe

WS: Navigating by stars – Visit to the Dark Skies Alqueva and Cromeleques de Almendre


All is relative  

Highlight talk: Celebrating Einstein Centenary (From Cosmology to Black Holes)

Resources: Salsa J

WS: Photometry with Salsa J

WS: Black Holes in My School


Cosmic Light

Highlight talk: Light in Nature, light in life, light for development

Resources: Dark Skies Awareness Kit

WS: Dark Skies Awareness kit


Light for Inclusion

Highlight talk: Universal Design for Learning

Highlight talk: Special “light” for special needs (astronomy for blind children)

Resources: Tactile electromagnetic Spectrum, 3D models

WS: Rich resources with daily materials


The program will include a tour and many social events promoting active cultural interchange between participants. Participants will benefit from a unique event in an unique place where we can breathe knowledge in the air.
Join us in beautiful Portugal!

February 7th to 12th

Organized by the  Galileo Teacher Training Program and the  European Science Education Academy.
Supported by the European Physics Society, Ellinogermaniki Agogi and NUCLIONúcleo Interativo de Astronomia in the framework of the International Year of Light 2015.



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