The Fifth All-Russian Conference “Science through the eyes of children"

On October 6, 2018, the Fifth All-Russian Conference “Science through the eyes of children” was held at Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology.

For the third year in the row, school children of every age came to the Library from Russian cities and towns and presented their research projects. RNPLS&T, together with R.O.S.T.O.K. Resource Center and Moscow City Pedagogical University, acted as the conference organizers. The Conference is to spark schoolchildren’s interest and to educate them in science.
Elena Lindeman, Deputy Director General for Science, Methodology, Education and Publishing, delivered the welcome speech.

 This year, the Conference subject scope was particularly diverse, and the students presented their works in geography, local history, history, biology, physics, chemistry, linguistics and ecology, Russia’s natural reserves, Urals history, yield capacity, etc.

Three presentations were delivered remotely, from Simferopol, Crimea, and Astrakhan.

The jury rewarded the work by Vladimir Vyshnevsky (Gymnasium No. 13, Novomoskovsk, Tula Oblast): “SMS-message as a new speech literary genre” (supervised by Elena Zudova).
After the Conference, the round table “Children on the way to science” was held, where teachers and educators discussed the problem of raising child’s interest towards scientific research and the problems students were facing during the studies.
The tour of the library was offered to the conference and round table participants.