What does space travel do to astronauts' brains?
Dr. Angelique Van Ombergen has a special interest in the brains of astronauts. Because space travel does something to the brain, and Dr. Van Ombergen is figuring out exactly what. Therefore, she asks any astronaut returning from space to lie down …
Will I soon be charging my mobile with my sneakers?
We will never be offline again. We use more and more technological gadgets and therefore also need more and more energy. But do we still have to look for it with the traditional energy supplies such as nuclear, water and solar energy? Prof. Dr. …
Why are you getting old faster on the top floor of a skyscraper?
A philosophical question, do you think? No, it is not! Physical reality! You grow old faster on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai than on the ground floor. A fact that probably raises more questions than answers. Fortunately, we have an answer ready for …
What is dark matter?
There is a substance that has occupied scientists for decades but does not want to reveal its secrets: dark matter! Dark, because it is a fabric that does not emit or reflect light and is therefore invisible. But ... how do you investigate …
Stability and roofing of spaces: Online course
In this online course, the basic principles of stability and roofing of spaces are explained with examples from Classical Antiquity.
The medieval story follows from the earliest small Romanesque experiments to the spectacular Gothic cathedrals. …
Picking fresh from the press: Workbook
Workbook on fruit growing. The following questions will be addressed:
- Work for a year in the orchard / plantation?
- How does a fruit grower know when to pick his fruit correctly?
- How do we still have fresh home-grown fruit in June?
Water footprint: Webquest
This webquest briefly guides students through the theoretical framework of the water footprint, but above all shows them that this is a story that also comes to them and shows them how they can help themselves to conserve water resources …
Bellewaerde: Attractions and technology
Class bundle around attractions as preparation (or post-processing) when visiting Bellewaerde.
El Volador is a family attraction for young and old in Bellewaerde. In contrast to the rougher attractions, as a visitor you don't go overboard. As a …
Energy Unplugged: Energy days for students and teachers
Climate and energy are still hot topics and there are countless initiatives to encourage climate awareness and sustainable energy use. But how far does science really stand? What are the possible options for our future energy supply? Join us …
VOTE Entrepreneurs for the Class in the 1st and 3rd degree
Many students are about to make important choices. Choices associated with questions. STEM professions are the occupations of the future, but young people wonder if a STEM career is something for them. What future opportunities does a science …