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Natural Sciences Secondary Level 1.

Chemistry & Polymer Engineering

Everyday Invisible Helpers: Functional Polymers and Their Part in the Quality of 21st Century Life

The presentation about functional polymers shows and explains how they are an indispensable part of our lives and that we do not often see them as they are used in things like cosmetics, detergents, clarifying beverages, in medicines and implants.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Oliver Brüggemann's presentation includes an experiment demonstration.

Workshop Information

PRESENTATION NUMBER

1

CAPACITY

Max. 12 persons

DURATION

90 min.

QuatroK - Cognitive and Creative Construction Using Polymers

This workshop includes:

  • Drawing CADs and 3D visualization
  • Rapid prototyping using various methods

Students can also design and create funny, interesting components and experience how a 3D printer works. PLEASE NOTE: There is a €15 fee for each student.

JKU faculty members Univ. Prof. Dr. Zoltan Major and DI Veronika Miron conduct this workshop.

Workshop Information

Presentation Number

2

Capacity

Max. 30 persons

Duration

3.5 hours

Experience Polymer Engineering Technologies - Why Do We Need Plastics?

Why do we need polymers and how are plastic componentes for smartphones, flat screens, electric cars, and medical technology made?

JKU faculty member Univ. Prof. Dr. Georg Steinbichler's lecture includes a workshop.

Workshop Information

PRESENTATION NUMBER

3

CAPACITY

Max. 50 persons

DURATION

90 min.

Mathematics

GeoGebra - Dynamic Mathematics Behind the Scenes

GeoGebra was developed at the JKU and millions of students around the world use the free mathematics software. This presentation provides students with a behind-the-scenes look at this international project in which hundreds of volunteers work together online. In addition, there will be a demonstration of interactive materials and latest developments, such as 3D and tablet versions.

JKU faculty member Univ. Prof. Dr. Markus Hohenwarter will hold a presentation, including a demonstration.

Workshop Information

PRESENTATION NUMBER

4

CAPACITY

Max. 60 persons
 

DURATION

60 min.