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The Madeira Chemistry Center (CQM), under the scope of the Bridging the Gap® (BtG®) project, brings science closer to the young people with the launch of a pilot activity at Ponta do Sol Elementary and Secondary School (EBSPS).

From October 21 to 23, around 240 students from 7th to 11th grade will have the opportunity to try various experimental activities, attend and participate in short lectures in the area of ​​Chemistry and Biochemistry. This new format of the activity, which will be tested for the first time at EBSPS and extended to as many schools as possible, complements the different ongoing activities in the BtG® project initiated by the CQM in 2015.

The opening session of this new activity of the BtG® project will take place on October 21st at 10:00 am at EBSPS and will be attended by the Regional Secretary of Education, Dr. Jorge Carvalho, the CQM Scientific Coordinator, Professor João Rodrigues, EBSPS Director, Professor Ricardina Andrade, and EBSPS Chemistry group delegate, Professor Olga Fernandes.

The BtG® project is open to all those who are interested in these activities and offers specific science activity packages in schools, houses and other private or public entities. For more information interested parties should contact the project coordinator via email () or telephone (291 705 150) and visit the project page (