a Costa Rican Foundation Non Governmental Organization Our aims: To popularize Science and Technology and To improve Education CIENTEC provides venues for networking. Public Universities Ministries of Education, Science and Technology, Energy and Environment
Non Governmental Organization
Connect knowledge and practice
Foster continuous learning
Help people make sense of the world and be active problem solvers.
Promote the use of technologies to improve the quality oflife.
S&T Web Site
Scientific Essay Contest for Teenagers
Yearly Science Conference for Teachers
Math Festival for Teachers (every other year)
Astronomy in the Park
and many smaller ones…
More than 6.000 daily page views
And 2 electronic bulletins that reach more than 2.500 people.
Pre conference: 400 participants
Conference: 527 participants.
LIN CR participated
Again in May 2004
Events in schools
Visits to communities
November 24 - 26, 2003 CENAT, San José, Costa Rica
13 different countries
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,
El Salvador, USA, Spain, Guatemala, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela.
LIN CR and Media Lab researcher will participate
Experiment and Trivia cards
Panama and DominicanRepublic