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Two weeks as a chemist

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Maria Zambrotta, Daniela Mazzuia

Abstract


“Two weeks as a chemist” is a project developed for sixteen-year-old students from the Secondary School Santorre di Santarosa (Turin). The project aims to increase students’ motivation and interest in science by providing them a working experience in a chemist’s store and is made with the collaboration between schools and local stakeholders.  It encourages the use of new methodologies in the classroom and the contextualization of STEM learning.


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STEM Careers; work; Pharmacy; Technology; Gender equality

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(1) STEM Professionals Go Back To School: http://www.stemalliance.eu/pgbs

(2) Hayden, K., Ouyang, Y, Scinski, L., Olszewski, B., Bielefeldt, T (2011) Increasing student interest and attitudes in STEM: Professional development and activities to engage and inspire learners. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 11(1), 47-69. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/35368


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