2021-2022 training calendar for secondary schools

Jun 18, 2021 | Continuing education, Continuing education Secondary, News, News Teacher training

Here is the catalog of our IFEN-approved continuing education courses for secondary schools in Lëtzebuergesch and French for the 2021-2022 school year.

These courses will enable you to discover in concrete terms how to enhance the curricula of science and technology subjects through the spatial context in the classroom.
Our training courses offer you new ideas for motivating your students, involving them actively in their learning and enabling them toexplore the Universe around them.

Kosmische Strahlung und Licht aus dem Kosmos

9. November und 16. November

In dieser Fortbildung werden die folgenden Themen behandelt:

  • Nebelkammer: Bauen Sie Ihre eigene Nebelkammer, um Teilchen der kosmischen Strahlung mit dem bloßen Auge zu sehen!
  • Infrarot-Strahlung: Modifizieren Sie Ihre eigene kostengünstige Webcam so, dass sie Nah-Infrarot-Strahlung sichtbar macht.
  • Superblack im Weltraum:
    Verständnis der Lichtabsorption und Anwendung eines super-absorbierenden Materials, das am LIST in Belval auf Nanopartikelbasis entwickelt wurde

Build your own mini-satellite for the CanSat contest!

October 21 and October 28

During these 2 workshops of 4 hours we will help you to build step by step step for your own mini-satellite ready to enter the contest CanSat Luxembourg 2022.

The CanSat competition is designed to encourage young people aged 15 to 19 to take an interest in science by carrying out a space-related scientific project: building their own satellite in the shape of a 33cl can, flying it to an altitude of 1km on board a rocket and taking measurements during its descent, attached to its parachute.

Chemistry and space travel

November 30 and December 7

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Explosive mini-bottles: using rockets to understand combustion reactions
  • Energy from water: production of oxygen and hydrogen on the moon and assembly of a hydrogen-powered car with a fuel cell
  • Extracting water from lunar soil: filtration and distillation.

Weltraumbiologie: Kam das Leben aus dem Weltraum?

14. December

In dieser Weiterbildung werden 3 unterschiedliche Themenbereiche behandelt:
– Kometen und Leben
– Leben in extremen Bedingungen:
– Weltraumbären: Experimente mit den Tardigrada (Bärtierchen)

Programming for beginners with a Mars rover

December 16

Learn the basics of programming with an escape game using the planet Mars as a backdrop, and a series of mini-challenges on Mars using a Mars rover. Each mini-challenge ends with a quiz and a video to discover the planet Mars.

Coding on the International Space Station! Introduction to ESA programming and challenges

February 1 and February 8, 2022

Every year, the European Space Agency (ESA) invites primary and secondary school pupils to take part in its Astro Pi challenges. On the International Space Station (ISS), there are two mini-computers (Astro-Pis) with sensors (temperature, humidity, pressure, camera, etc.) that can be programmed with groups of students.

This training course will give you :
– an introduction to Python programming with AstroPi kits (Raspberry Pi with sensors) and an online simulator, which you can easily reproduce in the classroom with your students.
– information and preparation for ESA challenges in which you and your students may be involved.