In March, 2018, LAS hosted a 2.5-day workshop on using citizen science to inspire students and teachers in their school-based science education. The workshop was funded by COST Action (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) and co-organized by learning and education working groups within COST and the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA). The workshop was […]
Globe Day 2018 was our fourth annual student conference of posters and presentations. Over the course of the winter students in 9th and 10th grades worked in teams on independent projects that tackled big problems with big solutions. The idea was to imagine a global challenge, such as population growth, diminishing resources, or plastics pollution, […]
Globe Day is coming soon! On Friday, March 16 some 250 students and teachers from LAS, other schools around Switzerland, and scientists and educators from around Europe will gather in the MMAC for a student-centered science and global issues and solutions conference. Through the 9th and 10th grade Globe projects LAS students have gotten […]
swissinfo.ch did a marvelous job of profiling GLOBE Day last March, including interviews with students Hermann, Jiahua, and Alex, as well as Dan Patton, John Francis, Chris McOwen, and myself. It’s a delightful 11-minute listen. Swiss news in 10 languages PODCAST: A new kind of school science fair By Celia Luterbacher in Leysin SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES […]
Click the image to read swissinfo’s wonderful article about Globe Day 2017.
Enjoy these images from Globe Day 2017 (click on the image below to view the gallery). There is a story coming up on swissinfo.ch that we hope will summarize the day nicely. We’ll post that as soon as it comes out.
This upcoming GLOBE Day should be our best ever! Here are speakers you can look forward to: All speakers will address their work with citizen science and education. John Francis portrait by Winn Brewer. John Francis, PhD, recently retired from the National Geographic Society, where he was Vice President for Research, Conservation, and Exploration. He directed […]
Where on the globe were you last Saturday? The world’s coolest place to be on March 12 was in LAS’s Grande Salle, where the second annual GLOBE Day science fair showcased almost 30 science and social studies projects from LAS students in 8th, 9th, and 11th grades. Students presented the fruits of their hard work […]
This post originally appeared in Panorama Magazine 2016. View the piece here on the LAS Blog.