is a group of young scientists from different research areas.
From 2005 it is a
laboratory of action-research
to explore new methods to diffuse
the idea of scientific thinking
as a part of people's basic
formaScienza works with young people
and schools in particular with the following aims:
- Contribute in
developing a correct meaning of "scientific statement" in the common sense;
- Stress the fact that scientific thinking must be part
of the general knowledge and not only a techical instrument for scientists;
- Deepen the role of scientist and of science,
in order to improve the relationships between
science and society;
- Stress the differences between science and technology.
The activities of the association deal with the science as a culture
and not with its specific contents. Among the activities
there are laboratories for schools, courses for teachers, Science Cafe
night events, events about science and the arts
The researchers of formaScienza
have a strong background of scientific research activity and a long
experience in education and communication of science.