On Friday and during the all day long, Programs ware performed in secondary schools by local experts and scientists; an “open door day” was organised at the IRD (Institute for the Research and the Dévelopment) and CRT (Center for the recycling and the sorting) from Fenua Ma offered visits for the students:
The IRD (Institute for the Research and the Dévelopment) organised a “open door” day after the school-children. Studend of the College from Paea and 2 College from Moorea (Afareaitu and Paopao) went to the scientific center to discover the variety of exepriences held by the IRD and its motivated scientists. From thecomposting to the phytoplankton, teenagers discovered through the experiences the importance of our polynesian nature. A day that permits to gather more than 90 students.
In the afternoon, the eco-delegates from the Collège of Paopao went to the CRT of Motu Uta to better understand the sorting and compacting from the trash thanks to Mr Moana… For the eco-delegates from Moorea, this visit of the center was the first one.
On the islan of Tahiti, programs were performed in secondary schools by local experts and scientists.
Delivering programs with the teenagers from 15-17 years old from theLycée La Mennais : during the all morning long, 5 experts delivered programs on their respective thematics based on ecosystemic services : Christian Monier (Direction for the Marine and Mining Ressources), Anthony Tchekménian (UPF), Gilles le Moullac (Ifremer), Jean-François Butaud (Botanist), Faimano Boulet (Direction for the Environment in French Polynesia).
In the meantime, school children from 17-18 years old from Aorai welcomed Marc Tardy (Meteo France) and Magali Verducci (Heremoana consulting).
Thanks a lot to the experts and scientists that adpated themsleves to the public and permit to make from the event a real science fair:
Benoit Beliaeff (Ifremer), Faimano Boulet (Direction for the Environment in French Polynesia), Jean-François Butaud (Botaniste), Benjamin de Clume (apiculteur), Gilles Le Moullac (Ifremer), Jean Kape (Best – Tamariki Te-Puka-Maruia – Te Reo o te Tuamotu), Chin Long Ky (Ifremer), Elodie Martinez (IRD), Christian Monier (DRM), Régis Plichart (association ProScience), Gilles Tehau Parzy (Eden Park Bio Stratégies), Antoine Poteau (IRD), Philippe Raust (SOP Manu), Marc Taquet (IRD), Marc Tardy (Meteo France), Taivini Teai (UPF), Anthony Tchekemian (UPF), Magali Verducci (Heremoana consulting), Thierry Zysman (Editions Tethys).
Friday morning – University from French Polynesia – Heiva for the sciences
The in-trainging teachers for the Elementary school from the IUFM organised the “Heiva for the sciences” towards 3 school-classes from Punaauia Elementary school (9-11years old). Children participaed to various activites showing the importance of the nature for the human being and the need tho preserve our ecosystems. Futre teachers have created their own workshops based on : pollinating, water-cycle, composting… The CRIOBE entity and our educator and director joined the event to provide educational activities and deliver the Booklet on ecosystemic services realises as part of the event. At least, more than 90 children were welcomed.