The 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.
Session 1 - 12/6/16 - Cholesterol and the associated diseases - The session provided the users with the discussion and the clarification of doubts about the subject, the construction of blood vessel models with the evolution of cholesterol deposits (atherosclerotic plaques) and also, a long and productive reflection on "good cholesterol" and "bad cholesterol", diet, fats and many other issues. The session was very dynamic and with an active participation of all those present, who expressed great interest, motivation and pleasure.
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