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“The magic of Light“ - Elderly Center of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Vizela - 27/01/17 e 01/02/17

MagicThe intervention project "(Re) Learning to learn through active participation: new paths for lifelong education in a Senior Center" is an educational project developed by Marco Freitas during his curriculum internship under the supervision of Clara Costa Oliveira in the Master in Education - specialization in Adult Education and Community Intervention. This project is developed at the Elderly Center of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Vizela and one of its main tasks "Science of the day to day" has the partnership of STOL - Science Through Our Lives in the person of Alexandra Nobre, whose help and scientific training is essential for the promotion of science activities in the context of non-formal education among the senior population. 

Sessions 2 and 3 - 12/6/16 - The magic of Light - The two sessions under the theme of Light used materials produced by Daniel Ribeiro and Sara Martins in the iLUX 2015 project (https://stolscience.com/portfolio/ilux-2015/) and allowed several discoveries and (re)discoveries! to the SCMVizela utents. The phenomena of light refraction and white light decomposition, the black light applications, energy efficiency of light bulbs, the composition of fireworks, photosynthesis and phototropism, vitamin D production in skin, potato regreening and bioluminescence were some of the topics contemplated in a week with lots of fun and excitement as well as a true sharing of knowledge.

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