2020 Girls in Science for SDGs Panel —11-12 February
The Panel will be held at UN during the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly.
Everyone is welcomed
Intercultural days at IES Ichasagua
On March 28th and 29th, the IES Ichasagua celebrated their intercultural days.
These days have the purpose of benefit coexistence and tolerance in the school.
For this they did many workshops where they could learn about many differents topics and cultures
What Would I Do With a Funding From NASA?
If NASA gave me the opportunity to perform an experiment in outer space what would I do? There are so many possibilities, so many experiments I would like to conduct if I were given funding from the organization. But as an aspiring doctor, I am drawn to the idea of experimenting with space medicine.
Climate Change Strikes… Youth Strike Harder
The Oceans may be rising, but so are youth. Climate change is hurting our planet now, worse than ever. And it is time for youth to step up and face it! This month, Greta Thunberg held a worldwide Climate Change strike to save our future. Around 123 countries participated and over tens of thousands of people protested. Change is coming, and it's not climate change. It's Human change.
You’ve probably heard about LIGO. But do you know what it does?
In the 21st century, scientific discovery and innovation surround us. Humanity pushes to explore the undiscovered, but what lies outside of our galaxy today still remains largely unknown. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, otherwise known as LIGO, has been working to change that.
Dr. Merritt Moore holds degrees from Oxford and Harvard University, and has performed with the Zurich Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, London Contemporary Ballet Theatre, and Norwegian National Ballet. Named in Forbes’ 30 under 30 in 2018, she also underwent rigorous selection to appear on BBC Two’s “Astronauts: Do you have what it takes?”, and continues to pursue the dream of becoming an astronaut, and performing ballet in space.
Credits: Lara Louise Bevan-Shiraz
Let's Live together in Peace
Science is capable of making this world a peaceful place to live in.
Just like chemical reactions, if you add peace and equality it will result in Freedom and Love
Be rational just like Science !
Yael Jekogian is the managing director of WINGS, a nonprofit aimed at advancing women in science and exploration across the globe. Her work at WINGS has impacted over 100 women, however Jekogian herself has supported more. The mother of two teenage girls and a mentor for the Girls 4 SDGs team, Jekogian works daily to promote women in STEM.
Bicycles for the Environment
The bicycle is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. It helps people get access to healthcare, education, and more. Furthermore, it helps foster creativity and social engagement, and gives the user an immediate awareness of the environment.
The World Bicycle Day is on June 3, and the World Environment Day is on June 5. Let us use these days to reflect upon the intersections and affects of bicycles on the environment.
UN Decade for Family Farming
The UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 aims to shed new light on what it means to be a family farmer in a rapidly changing world and highlights more than ever before the important role they play in eradicating hunger and shaping our future of food.
International Yoga Day
The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Ever since its existence, Yoga is believed to deeply impact one’s mental health and well-being. In a time, where people deny the need for climate justice, it is important fo people to fully comprehend what climate change is doing to our Platform.
World Oceans Day
The importance of gender equality — in particular for the effective conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources — is increasingly recognized. However, there is very little data and research on these issues, and a concerted action towards gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is still needed in all ocean-related sectors to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 5.
We invite girls and boys, women and men, to share with us pictures of them with the ocean!