See and do

Online science shows

Learn physics in a fun way, with our interactive online science shows. Your students can participate both from the classroom and from home!

Online Science Show
All year round
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All year round
Online Science Show
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Online presentation about CERN for schools

CERN offers teachers and their students from 16 years old the opportunity to participate in a live videoconference about the Organization from their home, or from the classroom

Conference
All year round
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All year round
Conference
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S'Cool LAB

A unique opportunity for high school students to take part in hands-on & minds-on particle physics experiment sessions on-site at CERN.

Workshop
All year round
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All year round
Workshop
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Classroom activities with online support

Our classroom activities catalogue offer ideas on how to introduce particle physics in your classroom in a hands-on way

Workshop
All year round
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All year round
Workshop
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Guided tours for schools

A short introduction to the Laboratory followed by a visit to two experiment sites or technology facilities accompanied by our official guides. School tours must be booked in advance!

Visit
All year round
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All year round
Visit
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Women and Girls in Science and Technology

For a week in February, CERN, EPFL and UNIGE Scienscope offer local schools the opportunity to welcome a female scientist/engineer to present her work to classes

Conference
1-5 February 2021
Coming soon
1-5 February 2021
Conference
Coming soon

Be a Scientist

The project “Be a Scientist” introduces children to the scientific research process as they study a mysterious box that they are not allowed to open.

Teacher training
January - May
Coming soon
January - May
Teacher training
Coming soon

International Masterclasses

Physics Masterclasses for high school students who come and perform measurements on real data from particle physics experiments at CERN

Masterclass
16, 22, 23 and 24 February 2021 - (24th of February is already pre-booked)
Coming soon
16, 22, 23 and 24 February 2021 - (24th of February is already pre-booked)
Masterclass
Coming soon

Talk by a CERN researcher in your classroom

Invite a CERN researcher to your classroom to give a lecture on his or her job!

Conference
All year round
Temporarily unavailable
All year round
Conference
Temporarily unavailable

Teacher Programmes

Every year, CERN offers various professional development programmes for teachers to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in particle physics and related areas, and experience a dynamic, international research environment.

Teacher training
Summer
Temporarily unavailable
Summer
Teacher training
Temporarily unavailable

Coding Science Days

Three days of workshops for kids and pupils aged 10 to 18, around scientific and technological kits.

Workshop
November
Temporarily unavailable
November
Workshop
Temporarily unavailable

Schools@CMS

Exceptional visits of the CMS CERN underground detector in Cessy (France), open to local primary and secondary schools.

Visit
Every 2-3 years
Temporarily unavailable
Every 2-3 years
Visit
Temporarily unavailable