Supporting the passion for research in the youngest, right where their first meeting with scientific disciplines takes place: at school.
“Mad For Science” is a DiaSorin competition which will finance with 85,000 euros, a five-year implementation and maintenance of the high school teaching laboratory which will propose the best scientific project.
Mad For Science, reaches its second edition in 2018.
Students and professors are called again to design a state-of-the-art bio-laboratory for their school.
The competition is open to all scientific high schools in Piedmont, which can participate with a team of 5 students and a science teacher.
Nutrition, the theme of this year’s competition, is at the basis of health and being able of understanding it, means creating an essential educational link between science and life.
The task is to come up with 5 educational experiences in the food sector and plan its development in their own labs.
At the end of this first stage, a jury of Diasorin experts will evaluate the ideas received and select the eight most convincing ones.
The authors of the finalist projects will be the protagonists of the "Mad for Science Challenge", which will take place in Turin: a live challenge during which they will have the opportunity to present their work to illustrious members of the scientific community and communication professionals, who will officially declare the winner high-school.