The Nysgjerrigper Science Knowledge Project for children in primary school has been administrated under the auspices of the Research Council of Norway for more than 15 years.
Who is Nysgjerrigper?
In Norwegian the name Nysgjerrigper is the equivalent to the English curious George. In other words, a person who wants to know about everything that is going on, and questions every topic.Les mer om Who is Nysgjerrigper?
Science resources for kids
Nysgjerrigper offers a variety of resources to stimulate children's curiousity, interest and imagination. Experiments, articles and multimedia are, among other things, designed to enhance knowledge and awareness of research activities.Les mer om Science resources for kids
The Nysgjerrigper Method
The Nysgjerrigper Method, a teachers' guide to scientific methods, is a tool designed for primary school teachers and pupils. The objective is to inspire educators and communicators to put scientific working methods on the agenda.Les mer om The Nysgjerrigper Method
Articles in English
The Nysgjerrigper magazine is published four times a year, with lots of interesting articles on famous explorers, archaeology, space, strange animals and much, much more.Les mer om Articles in English
Children's attitudes towards science
Did you know that drawings children sent to Nysgjerrigper in the 1990s generally depicted male scientists in laboratory situations? None of the drawings showed female scientists at work.Les mer om Children's attitudes towards science
Nysgjerrigper goes international
In addition to national activities, Nysgjerrigper also participates in international conferences and gatherings. Within its field, Nysgjerrigper is significant, even in a European perspective. Here are some examples.Les mer om Nysgjerrigper goes international
Nysgjerrigper ? The Research Council of Norway's project for primary school children ? takes part in a variety of activities throughout the year. Here are some highlights from the two previous years.Les mer om Nysgjerrigper's highlights!
Multimedia at nysgjerrigper.no
The web site forskning.no has several multimedia presentations, and they have translated three of them into English. Curious? Have a look!Les mer om Multimedia at nysgjerrigper.no
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