Promoting scientific literacy

SCNAT promotes scientific understanding among children and youth and their interest in the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). It contributes to counteracting the lack of well-trained specialists in certain professional fields. It supports schools in the development of curriculum and teaching material. It is involved in the further training of teachers and provides specialists.

Engagements of SCNAT

MINT Label Grafik

STEM promoting schools

The label distinguishes secondary schools that foster STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Mentorship for Matura work

Mentorship for matura project

Researchers provide their expertise, infrastructure or measuring instruments to pupils and support them with their matura work.
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For school

Scientists organise excursions, laboratory visits, lectures and accompany the development of teaching material.
Biology Week

Biology Week

The topic specific week gives grammar school pupils from Switzerland an insight into scientific work in the field of biology.
Science on Stage

Science on Stage Switzerland

Teachers exchange information and come up with new ideas for their science and technology lessons.