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# Summer School "Laboratory Z" is looking for student-volunteers

In August 2013, the 3rd regional school of natural sciences “Laboratory Z” for gifted children (grades 6-8), will take place in famous Akademgorodok of Novosibirsk, Russia.

The goal of the summer school “Laboratory Z” is interest, immersion and expansion of students’ knowledge in subjects of mathematical, natural sciences (physics, chemistry) and technical (robot technology) areas. However, in the summer school there are no classes in a usual sense of this word. All participants (children and adults) are divided into groups and work on assigned educational research task. Teacher-supervisors help to learn necessary theoretical material, if needed, and organize group work.

The organizers of the summer school are looking for foreign student volunteers helping with different tasks in the organization and realization of the summer school such as teaching, preparing events and organizing leisure activities. A more detailed description can be found in the file below.

If you are interested in participating or have further questions, please contact info@imaginary.org.

Webpage of the program (in Russian): http://www.dio-gen.ru/laborategiaZ