Wednesday
20 Mar/19
18:00 - 19:30 (

Europe/Zurich

)

ICDD#1: Behind the scenes at CERN's Beamline for Schools Competition

Where:  

CERN IdeaSquare (3179-R-D05)

Idea Circle Dinner Discussion #1:

Behind the scenes at CERN's Beamline for Schools Competition

Abstract:

In 2014 CERN started to organize “Beamline for Schools” (BL4S), an annual international physics competition for high-school students aged 16 or more. In the competition, teams of students from all around the world are invited to propose an experiment to CERN that makes use of a secondary beam of particles.

In the first five years of the competition, 8500 students from 76 countries worldwide have participated and in total ten winning teams have been selected and invited to CERN to conduct