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environmental geosciences
Research and teaching centre
environmental geosciences

Arbois Environmental Science Village #FDS2024


Organisation and coordination : Corinne Sonzogni

Press : Leslie Monnier

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The Arbois Environmental Science Village is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a Science Festival on the theme of the Ocean!

The CEREGE (Centre de Recherche et d'Enseignement des Géosciences de l'Environnement) is opening its doors and its science to primary school pupils and the general public free of charge on Saturday 5 and Thursday 10 October 2024, for the largest ever gathering of laboratories working in the environmental sciences.

The festivities begin on Saturday 5 October 2024 at La Roque d'Anthéron with workshops and conferences open to the general public.

The 10 OctoberThanks to the involvement of a hundred or so researchers, teachers, technicians, engineers, staff and players in regional scientific communication, thehe Science Village at the Technopole de l'Arbois-Mediterranée will welcome Nearly 800 schoolchildren from the southern region took part, as well as some fifty workshops and two conferences.

The educational issues of the Arbois-Méditerranée Science Village:
. awaken schoolchildren to learn about environmental sciences and social issues (ocean acidification, climate change, seismic risks, soil pollution, impact of nanoparticles, erosion of biodiversity).
. make pupils aware of the scientific approach using a non-academic approachby focusing on contact with scientists and their equipment
. raise awareness of the environmental transition.

This event is led by CEREGE in partnership with the Technopôle Environnement Arbois Méditerranée, the University of Aix-Marseille and the Institut Pythéas Observatoire de Sciences de l'Univers.

With the participation of scientists from the IMBE (Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale), the LAM (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille), the LCE (Laboratoire Chimie Environnement), the IRD, the CNRS, the INRAE (Aix-en-Provence), the Réserve Naturelle de la Sainte Victoire and the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle d'Aix-en-Provence.

The Village des Sciences de l'Arbois is supported by the Aix-Marseille Provence metropolitan area and the Southern Region.