60 talented participate in the summer program of talent to identify sustainable sources of energy
This is an enriching scientific program supervised by King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness & Creativity.
The program focuses on raising the enthusiasm of gifted students towards sustainable energy programs in Saudi Arabia, introducing the types of alternative and renewable energy: solar, wind, tide, waves, atomic, geothermal… etc. and to contribute in educating a creative and innovative generation capable of exploring, reasoning and researching in various fields of energy.
This could be achieved through scientific and technical methods that change the way of thinking, generate creative scientific ideas, present both scientific and practical solutions to energy problems in general and to the methods of rationalization and consumption in particular. In addition, students could be guided towards science and engineering through programs that depend on educational robots in terms of building, programming, performing tasks and using in various fields of life. All of this will be in an interesting, entertaining, scientific way that depends on workshops, modern training methods, exploration and presenting creative solutions. The program will include external scientific visits and entertaining visits as well.
The program will last for three weeks from Shaaban 10th to 27th. After taking special tests, 60 gifted students from Riyadh have been nominated by King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness & Creativity to participate in the program.
It is worth mentioning that Mishkat Interactive Centre is an initiative of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy. The Centre has a number of scientific, interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to directly interact with. In the Centre, visitors are encouraged to directly interact with a number of scientific, interactive exhibits and are introduced to how sources of sustainable energy are used.