Islands Diversity for Science Education

An innovative methodology - that will leave a living legacy


Collaboration among teachers to promote an interdisciplinary learning environment

Collaborative Inquiry

Students from around the world working together and analysing global data


Upgrading student assessment techniques towards Inquiry and 21st Century key skills for success

Science Trails

Students create an open physical trail with different stations that raise awareness for relevant topics concerning science, local culture, economics and social aspects of their heritage within their community

Eratosthenes Experiment 2018

In 240 B.C. Eratosthenes made the first good measurement of the size of Earth’s circumference of the Earth. Now in […]

Dark Skies Rangers Contest 2018

Creating awareness about the importance of the protection of our dark skies is the main goal of the Dark Skies Rangers project, a joint effort from the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (USA) and NUCLIO (Portugal). The project runs two contests annually for students to creatively think about light pollution awareness.

XXI Century Classroom 2018 in Azores Islands

Learn how you can use modern technology to take advantage of your local environment to create inspiring science lessons. This course is organised in the framework of the projects PLATON, IDiverSE and Digital Schools of Europe. It aims at engaging teachers in modern ways to motivate students to seek knowledge while providing a unique experience for the participants in terms of meeting colleagues from other countries and visiting world heritage sites and exclusive natural sites.