Description

Some photos taken at the workshop can be viewed here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ictpimages/albums/72157698505871582

 
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DESCRIPTION:

Technology plays a big role in sustainable development in all of its aspects: social, environmental, economic and scientific. The recent development of low cost technologies (electronic boards, sensors, 3D printing, etc.) can empower scientists and educators from developing countries in fostering scientific knowledge.

In this workshop we have covered some of the low cost tools that can be used in universities to support courses in physics and engineering.

We have presented concrete examples of projects that can be carried out during post-graduate courses. We have studied in depth one important case study, the LED Sun Photometer, which provides an ultra-low cost solution for education and science.


TOPICS:

• Sustainable Development Goals and the role of technology;
• Open hardware and open software tools;
• IoT4D: Internet of Things for Development;
• 3D printing and the FabLab revolution;
• The role of inexpensive technology in education (example: hand-made robot for kids, programmed in local language);
• A case study, the LED Sun Photometer: from blueprinting to deployment in the field.

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Secretariat: smr3238@ictp.it
Go to day
  • Monday, 17 September 2018
    • 08:30 - 18:00 DAY 1
      • 08:30 Registration of participants: administrative/financial issues 1h30' ( E. Fermi Building, Lobby - terrace level )
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:30 Opening remarks 15'
        Speaker: E. Milotti, S. Markon, M. Zennaro
        Material: Slides
      • 10:45 ICTP SciFabLab: lessons learned in science education 45'
        Speaker: C. Fonda (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:30 Participants presentation and current projects 45'
      • 12:15 Lunch break 1h45'
      • 14:00 YouthMobile 1h30'
        Speaker: D. Storti (UNESCO, Paris)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 The science behind a low-cost LED Sun Photometer 1h0'
        Speaker: E. Milotti (Univ. Trieste)
        Material: Slides
      • 17:00 The art of soldering 1h0'
        LAB
  • Tuesday, 18 September 2018
    • 09:00 - 21:00 DAY 2
      • 09:00 micro:bit in Croatian elementary schools 1h0'
        Speaker: A. Koren (IRIM, Croatian Makers)
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:30 LAB: micro:bit workshop 2h0'
        Speaker: A. Koren, A. Tolic (IRIM, Croatian Makers)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Cosmic Watch: a self-contained, pocket sized particle detector 45'
        Speaker: K. Frankiewicz (Cosmic Watch, Warsaw)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 Science for the SDGs and Sustainability 45'
        Speaker: M. Paoli (TWAS)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 'Mosquito!' - an open access teaching resource 45'
        Speaker: P. McGrath (TWAS)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:45 Cosmic Watch demo 1h15'
        LAB
        Speaker: K. Frankiewicz, S. Axani
      • 19:30 Reception 1h30' ( Leonardo Building, Terrace )
        All participants in the Workshop are cordially invited to an informal reception
  • Wednesday, 19 September 2018
    • 09:00 - 18:00 DAY 3
      • 09:00 Robotics in Rwanda 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Markon (KIC, Kobe)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:30 Augmented Reality and VR for science education 45'
        Speaker: C. Onime (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:15 Designing a low-cost LED Sun Photometer 45'
        Speaker: E. Milotti (Univ. Trieste)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch break 2h0'
      • 14:00 Let's build a low-cost LED Sun Photometer! 4h0'
        LAB
        Speaker: E. Milotti (Univ. Trieste)
  • Thursday, 20 September 2018
    • 09:00 - 18:00 DAY 4
      • 09:00 PHALABS 4.0 and the Photonics Explorer (part 1) 1h0'
        Speaker: T. De Pauw (B-PHOT, Brussels Photonics VUB)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:30 PHALABS 4.0 and the Photonics Explorer (part 2) 1h0'
        Speaker: T. De Pauw (B-PHOT, Brussels Photonics VUB)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:30 Fablab technologies for Science Education 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Fonda (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Muon radiography: cosmic rays as a free source of investigation 40'
        Speaker: G. Baccani (INFN, Florence)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:40 Muography Art 15'
        Speaker: S. Markon (KIC, Kobe)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:55 Low cost spectroscopy for educational use 35'
        Speaker: S. Markon (KIC, Kobe)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Presentations by participants 2h0'
        Case studies presented by:
        J. Gwamuri 
        O. Rodas
        L. Sichom
        O. Mishina
        F. Pichierri
        Material: Slides
  • Friday, 21 September 2018
    • 09:00 - 18:10 DAY 5
      • 09:00 Table-top games for science education 1h15'
        Speaker: F. Chiarello (IFN-CNR, Roma)
      • 10:15 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:45 openDante: an application of a Low-Cost AV Recording Tool to support Scientific Scholar Education 35'
        Speaker: A. Pisani (Liceo Scientifico e Linguistico "M. Buonarroti", Monfalcone)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:20 Tracker: an open-source video-analysis and modeling tool for physics education 40'
        Speaker: A. Pisani (Liceo Scientifico e Linguistico "M. Buonarroti", Monfalcone)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:00 Lunch break 2h0'
      • 14:00 Presentations by participants 4h0'
        Case studies presented by:
        I. Khovan
        F. Ozhan
        F. Rocha
        V. L. Mendes Gouveia and A. Ruela Ramos Dos Santos
        Material: Slides
      • 18:00 Closing remarks 10'