Students invited to ESA's Living Planet Symposium 2019
20 February 2019
Students from elementary/secondary schools and high schools are welcome to attend two different events held at the MiCo Milan (Milano Congressi) from 13 to 17 May 2019 in the context of the Living Planet Symposium.
The Open Days are designed to inspire young visitors (between 8 - 13 years old) with knowledge of European space research projects, environmental monitoring and Earth observation's role in building a sustainable future.
The LPS School Lab will foster scientific and critical thinking among high school students (between 14 -18 years old). Experts from several space agencies, research institutes and universities will lead experiments that integrate the knowledge students have gained in the classroom in Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and General Science lessons.Elementary school students are welcome from 13 to 15 May and secondary school students on 16 and 17 May. Teachers are invited to register with their classes before 31 March 2019.
Top story on Copernicus
20 March 2019
As millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggle to cope with the aftermath of what could be the southern hemisphere's worst storm, Copernicus Sentinel-1 is one of the satellite missions being used to map flooded areas to help relief efforts.