Interested in what opportunities arise when maker education and biotechnology merge? Apply for this unique summer bootcamp, and join the pioneering group of educators that is eager to shape the classroom of the (near) future.
After teaching over 100 adults how to design, build and use their own biolab equipment Waag Society now invites you to transform the BioHack Academy material into interdisciplinary educational material (including biology, electronics, programming, chemistry, physics, how to design an experiment, 2D and 3D computer automated design) suitable for secondary school students.
Under the guidance of experienced biohackers Pieter van Boheemen and Xiamyra Daal, you will spend 5 days at Fablab Amsterdam and Waag Society’s Open Wetlab, where you will go through the complete cycle of design, construction, testing, using and sharing results of the open source laboratory equipment followed by ideation for educational material. In case of non-Dutch speaking participants, the course will be taught in English.
24 – 28 July 2017
Waag Society, Nieuwmarkt 4, Amsterdam
The fee for this five-day course is 1,500 euro (excl. VAT). This includes five days of lessons and guidance by our tutors, all materials and lunch at our historic location De Waag in Amsterdam. There is a maximum of 10 participants.
Pioneering teachers/teaching assistants/ developers of educational material for secondary school
In order to register you will have to fill in the registration form and fulfill the registration fee of 50 euros right away. The registration deadline is June 23rd. The remaining costs will be invoiced and need to be fulfilled before July 1st in order to confirm your registration.