Water, one of the activities of the VI Conference “With Science in School”
9-10 March 2016
Círculo de Bellas Artes and Fundación Benéfico-Social Hogar del Empleado (FUHEM), in collaboration with other entities, organized for the sixth consecutive year these informative conference on science in which students will show the scientific projects that they have developed.
This time other scientific institutions such as the CSIC, the Spanish Royal Society of Physics and IMDEA Institutes were invited, in order to bring science closer to citizens through participatory activities in which visitors are not mere viewers.
IMDEA Water organizes two activities:
The water under our feet: Is there life underground?. This activity shows the underground aquatic ecosystems and their importance as a natural resource of drinking water. It will also transmit the relevance of the study of organisms inhabiting these environments and their adaptations to estimate the quality of water. They will also knowhow aquifersworksince they cansimulatethe construction ofan aquifer andthey will know thevulnerabilityof these systemsto contamination
Drop by drop your food runs out. This activityis intended to highlightthe valueof water resources,emphasizingits importancenot onlyfor direct consumptionbut alsoin the productionand processing of food.Throughan interactive game,the public isinvited to discoverhow much wateris needed to producethe food they eatdaily. The resultswill besurprising and will impactthe public aboutthe need to conservethis resource.
The Conference will take place on 9 and 10 March from 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 19:00h, at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid.
Belowyou can seea videosummarizing the2015editionof the Conference"With Science in School":
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