Mathscope is an out-of-school learning place, offering exhibits and activities about mathematics and its applications. They are intended to convey the many intellectual, esthetical and emotional values of mathematics to various audiences, from general public to school classes of various age. It is based on several features considered as state-of-the-art in mathematics and science education and outreach:
- out-of-school learning places as a particular way of creating authentic, motivating and cognitively engaging contexts for learning;
- a focus on active participation of visitors, in particular school classes, based on real experiences and data gathered during the visit;
- the opportunity to get in contact with mathematicians and other professionals using mathematics, in order to complement stimulating content with the “human touch” of a lively, sometimes passionate scientific discipline.
Details about the Mathscope activities and inscriptions can be found at: https://scienscope.unige.ch/mathscope/