Conference Programme – 20th September 2019

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Education (Kardeljeva ploščad 16, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia)


Registration (8.00 – 8.45)


Conference opening (9.00 – 9.15, room 048)

Vesna Štemberger, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana;

Stefanie Schlunk, Chair of the Board of Science on Stage Europe; Edvard Kobal, Slovenian Science Fundation;

Vesna Ferk Savec, Head of Center KemikUm, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana.

Plenary part (9.15 – 10.30, room 048)

Franc Perdih, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Why the Periodic Table of Elements was Discovered so Late and How We Came to the Modern Mendeleev Periodic Table?

Matej Huš, National Institute of Chemistry, Less Known Characteristics of the Periodic Table of Elements;

Martin Rusek, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic: How Well Can Students Use Periodic Table of Elements After Graduating from Lower- Secondary Schools?


Coffee break (10.30 – 10.45, avla)

Žak Gradišar, Jaka Kambič, Klara Jager, Urša Roš, Lori Sevšek, Perrine Šmarčan; Students of Gimnazija Ledina: musical performance.


Plenary part (10.45. – 12.00, room 048)

Seamus Delaney, Deakin University, Australia: Situating Sustainable Chemistry in Teaching and Learning with Systems Thinking;

Iztok Devetak, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, Periodic Table of Elements in a Chemistry Classroom;

Damjana Drobne, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Why Nanomaterials cannot be Poisonous?


Lunch break (12.00 – 13.00)

Parallel Sessions »Teachers to Teachers« (13.00 – 17.00)