SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOPS

IN THE FACULTY OF SCIENCES

WHAT FISH AGE CAN TELL US?

WORKING CONCEPTS The determination of fish age is one of the most relevant parameter for the study of fish population dynamics.

HYDROGEN, THE FUEL FOR THE FUTURE?

WORKING CONCEPTS In this workshop we will see how the water molecule can be split by using electric energy.

TALLER DE LA DEPURADORA DE AGUAS RESIDUALES*

CONCEPTOS QUE SE TRABAJAN Sensibilización sobre la problemática medioambiental asociada al cicle urbano del agua (que incluye extracción de agua del medio, potabilización, distribución, uso, recolección en cloacas, depuración y retorno al medio).

SOLVING CRIMES: IDENTIFICATION USING DNA

WORKING CONCEPT Molecular markers are one of the most used tools in genetic studies, either in forensic applications, population and medical genetics, or in the discovery of allelic variants related to illness.

TASTING WATERS

WORKING CONCEPTS Mineral waters. Chemical composition. Interaction water-rock. Aquifer. Subsoil geological characteristics. Hydrogeology.

ANTS IN THE CAMPUS

MAIN OBJECTIVE If we want to know the biodiversity of any ecosystem we need to find, eventually capture, and identify the different species

THE RIVER BEAT

WORKING CONCEPTS The river is a live ecosystem that has its own metabolism determined by photosynthetic and respiration processes that take place.


LABORATORY OF SMELLS

CONCEPT TO BE STUDIED This workshop shows the use of steam distillation to extract essential oils.

MICROORGANISMS FROM OUR SURROUNDINGS

WORKING CONCEPTS The workshop allows a first contact with the microorganisms that can be grown by collecting samples from our environment. In order to be able to experience several basic concepts in microbiology