Updates for students and educators

Beamline for schools: Teams from 40 countries in the running

27 Feb 2015 – Student teams have just one month to submit their proposals to conduct an experiment at a working CERN beamline

CMS opens doors to 700 students from local schools

20 Feb 2015 – The experimental cavern played host to hundreds of young guests, who visited the detector during the last major CMS outreach event of long shutdown 1

How to make your own cloud chamber

21 Jan 2015 – Build a cosmic-ray detector in the classroom to see tracks left by particles from outer space

Taking CERN physics to South Asia

20 Jan 2015 – CERN physicists travelled to Nepal and India to bring a plethora of particle physics events to schools, universities and public venues

Register now for Beamline for schools

8 Jan 2015 – Want to conduct an experiment at a fully operational CERN beamline? Just over 3 weeks left to register for the Beamline for schools competition!

Apply now for the openlab Summer Student Programme 2015

17 Dec 2014 – The deadline for applications is 28 February 2015

CERN inspires primary-school students to Play with Protons

3 Dec 2014 – A new documentary charts the progress of the physics-education project "Playing with Protons", a collaboration between CERN and a Greek primary school

Find out more about CERN’s beamline for schools

27 Nov 2014 – Don’t miss a Google+ hangout with last year’s winners and CERN scientists on 4 December 2014 at 5pm CET

CMS now open for Virtual Visits

12 Nov 2014 – CMS Virtual Visits provide remote participants an opportunity to experience the CMS Experiment. Why not take a tour from the comfort of your school?

Five schools on a virtual visit to CERN and IceCube

23 Oct 2014 – The ATLAS and CMS experiments, together with the IceCube Experiment in the South Pole, hosted a virtual visit for high-school students

A cross-border colloquium for budding scientists

14 Oct 2014 – Some 175 pupils from the Pays de Gex and the Canton of Geneva took part in a colloquium entitled "La science en partage” (‘shared science’)

Apply for 2015 Latin-American School of High-Energy Physics

10 Oct 2014 – Applications to the 2015 school, which will be held in Ibarra, Ecuador, are open until 14 November

Challenge-Based Innovation course welcomes new students

25 Sep 2014 – Masters students have just six months to turn CERN detector technology into useful innovations, from wearable sensors to exoskeletons for the elderly

Algerian scientists visit CERN

23 Sep 2014 – Twelve professors and students from the Constantine region of Algeria visited CERN as part of their prize for the Cirta-Science competition

Physics training in Senegal

23 Sep 2014 – The third biennial African School of Fundamental Physics and its Applications (ASP) took place in Dakar, Senegal, on 3-23 August

A wealth of data for Beamline for schools

16 Sep 2014 – After a week of shifts on the T9 beamline, two teams of high-school students are ready to analyse data from their CERN experiment

Innovative projects at the CERN Summer Student Webfest

5 Aug 2014 – From apps for terrain elevation to online privacy, participants at the CERN Webfest 2014 tackled a host of issues

Inspiring science education in the Middle East

23 Jul 2014 – Teachers from the Middle East are working together at CERN’s High School Teachers Training Programme to produce lessons about SESAME

CERN Education: Prepare, Visit, Follow up

16 Jul 2014 – The CERN Education group offers help and resources to prepare your students for a trip to CERN

International masterclasses in the LHC era

15 Jul 2014 – Each year in spring the International Particle Physics Outreach Group organizes the International Masterclasses


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