FRONTIERS Mini Masterclass at the 2nd General Senior High School of Gerakas, Greece

FRONTIERS goes to school!!

On the 28th of November 2019, Prof. Christine Kourkoumelis and Stelios Vourakis from IASA visited the 2nd General Senior High School of Gerakas for a Mini Masteclass. The visit followed after an invitation from the school principal Mrs. Georgaki who has participated in the EA/IASA Frontiers Multiplier event on the 12th of October.

About 40 students were first introduced to the physics of CERN and the ATLAS experiment by C. Kourkoumelis. A detailed introduction to the HYPATIA analysis tool was provided by Stelios Vourakis, after which the hands-on exercise for the “discovery” of the Z and Higgs bosons, for 25 students, took place in the school’s ICT lab. After the event, C. Kourkoumelis introduced FRONTIERS to the science teachers.

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