Short-term Inquiry Based Activities

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Biology, Chemistry,Environmental Sciences

What is Biodiveristy and why is it so important to preserve it? 

Ecological Footprint
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences

How many planet Earths are necessary to sustain our current way of living? Lets find out.

DNA - structure and protein synthesis
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences

What is the basis of life? Learn about DNA, its structure and its function.

Fibonacci everywhere
Biology, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics

Did you ever notice that nature presents us many similar patterns? They are almost everywhere! Check out this activity to find out more.

Healthy Living
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences

What are the features of a Healthy Lifestyle? Are you really healthy? Check this activity to discover.

Soil Nutrients
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences

Is the soil important to our lives? What is its function?

The full moon doesn't see the sun. Or does it?
Mathematics, Astronomy

Do you think you can see a full moon and the sun in the sky, both at the sime time? Check this activity and find out!

Biology, Environmental Sciences

What is photosyntesis and why is it important? Have fun discovering which factors affect photosyntesis with the use of an online lab!

Astronomy, Environmental Sciences

What are seasons and why do we experience them? Is the Earth moving or is it still? Learn this and much more with 2 practical and very fun experiments.

Life on Mars
Biology, Environmental sciences

Is there life on Mars? Let's find out!


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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