Slovenia

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Josef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana

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Association for Technical Culture of Slovenia (ZOTKS)

Science loving activities for young people

ZOTKS organizes technology clubs, model-construction, agricultural and technical activities, research project camps, summer schools and workshops as well as competitions in technical, natural and other sciences.

Activities are interactive and focus on problem solving, development of technical culture, education and transfer of knowledge, stimulation, innovativeness, creativeness and research.

Many of the real life problems are related to effective use of energy and environmental issues. ZOTKS reaches 20,000 young people every year.

Association for Technical Culture of Slovenia (ZOTKS)

The House of Experiments:
The first Slovenian “hands-on” centre

“The house of experiments is a place where a society of open-minded people with the spirit of curiosity is created “.

The House of Experiments aims to develop personal experience, opening up the flow of information in the mission to promote science and sustainable learning. It encourages a positive way of thinking, with a vision of building a knowledge-based society.

The activities of House of Experiments are very broad and they include visits of groups of “scientist” children from kindergarten, primary and secondary school pupils, teachers, university students, families, couples and elderly people. 

The House of experiments - The first Slovenian 'hands-on' center

Touching the Research Institute:

Giving scientific research to a human face

The activities carried out at Jožef Stefan Institute explain the methods and findings of scientific research in an accessible way, bringing young people and their teachers in contact with young researchers. The activities enable participants to investigate different themes in natural sciences and informatics and to do experiments at the Institute’s laboratory and outdoors.

The programme enhances creativeness and critical thinking. It promotes a better and broader understanding of natural phenomena.

The Institute’s activities are open to people of all ages from kindergarten to adults.

Touching the research institute