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#Ecsite2017 - Saturday 17 June: conference day 3

Highlights from a last and very full day. Dozens of sessions, an inspiring keynote by Nina Simon and the a Portuguese "arraial" at the farewell party.


  1. The 2017 Ecsite Annual Conference is taking place in Porto, Portugal, and is hosted by the Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto (MHNC-UP) and Ciência Viva

  2. 9:00 - 10:15 Sessions

  3. Participants discussed the relevance of natural history for all science education efforts on the basis of its particular forms of reasoning, objects, and ways of knowing.

  4. This session discussed both tools for self-guiding and guiding by facilitators.

  5. Participants learned from colleagues which key factors contribute to the making (or failing) of a science centre.

  6. This panel session focussed on means to attract groups with children, via a storytelling offer using imaginary universes and figures that children can relate to.