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Light Pollution Drawing Contest

The Dark Skies Rangers drawing contest invites students think outside the box and use their creativity to communicate causes and consequences of light pollution, raise awareness of the importance of using outdoor lighting that are energy efficient and that direct the light downward, contribute to the reduction of light pollution and the preservation of the night sky, promote interest in Astronomy in fellow students and public.

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Send your drawing to Space!

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is holding an artwork contest through November 30 for children 4 to 12 years old. The artwork will be used to create a 2017 calendar, which has a different space-related theme for each month.

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Space Comic Contest

Anyone between the ages of 8 and 18 years is invited to create an original short comic based on one of the Space Scoop stories.

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The 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

Do you know of any young women in high school who could use a network of intelligent, motivated women in STEM to be a part of? If they have access to the internet, a passion for any branch of science, and are looking for mentorship, the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program wants to meet them! This program was designed to match girls in high school with a passion for STEM with a female mentor for a yearlong partnership.

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PLATON is a two-year European project launched on September 2016. It aspires to provide teachers and school communities with a coherent teachers’ training framework which will update their current teaching practices. More particularly, PLATON aims to offer an open and innovative training framework to teachers of primary and secondary education which will focus on:

  • Promoting student-centred teaching approaches;
  • Promoting a holistic interdisciplinary approach;
  • Support the use of online educational tools;
  • Support the meaningful collaboration between teachers of the same school.



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Phone: +351 21 453 7440

Email: platon@nuclio.pt