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UCA celebrates a new edition of ‘Ciencias around you’ with over a thousand secondary school students 20 February 2017


The Dean of the Faculty of Science has launched this informative activity in which more than 80 researchers, faculty members and university students have participated.

More than a thousand students from higher secondary courses have participated in a new edition of Ciencias around you at the University of Cadiz, a scientific informative initiative organized by the Dean of the Faculty of Science, whose main objective is to bring everything related to the research that is carried out in this faculty to the students of different secondary schools in the province from different perspectives.

Thus, on this occasion, nine workshops were launched, relying on the work and involvement of 85 researchers, faculty members and students of science. In these workshops, the world of mathematics, reactivity and kinetics have been broached, among many other topics. Thus, the workshops La ciencia en tu despensa, La magia de los cristalesLa cocina y los alimentosLimpia pero con fundamento químicoDescubriendo los productos naturales and Mitosis: Observando el código de la vida were held.

About 100 students per day, from 19 educational centres around the province, have attended these practical classes in the Faculty of Science laboratories. Participating students were divided into groups of about 20 students each, and rotated through the workshops.