Sunset watching and star gazing at the Temple of Poseidon, Sounion
Investigating natural phenomena via real experimental data
Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation in Science Education
Improving students’ spatial skills through inquiry activities
Welcome to Ark of Inquiry Summer School 2017 Inquiry, Responsibility, Innovation, Research
Ark of Inquiry is a European funded project that involves 13 partners from 12 countries. The project aims to raise awareness of pupils to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) by promoting an interest in science through inquiry learning...
The Ark of Inquiry: Creating future responsible citizens through inqury learning Summer School is specifically designed for teaching professionals in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
The Ark of Inquiry Summers School is designed to be highly engaging and interactive.
To ensure the proper preparation for the training course the website will act as a main hub of communication and for sharing and distributing preparatory material with the participants.
As a follow-up to the training course, the participants will be asked to make use of the activities they worked on during the summer school and share their work via the course's website and the Ark of Inquiry community of science teachers.
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Meals are offered in a seated buffet in a reserved area for the Ark of Inquiry Summer School 2017 that you will be shown upon arrival (for lunches and dinners). In case you miss the opening hours, then one of the hotel’s restaurant/tavern can offer a selection of dishes (according to the all-inclusive policy of the hotel).
A brochure will be distributed describing analytically all services and regulations of the hotel's all inclusive policy, including free of charge sports, recreational activities, pool bar services and rates for activities or services that are not including in the free of charge services and activities (ex.scuba diving lessons etc that are hosted in the hotel premises).
For any special requests or complaints we kindly advise you to contact directly the hotel reception. If any issue remains unresolved then do not hesitate to inform the school organizers. We will do our best to assist and upgrade your stay in the hotel.
Sun bathing and tanning may be beneficial for your health nevertheless extensive stay under direct sun light may cause skin burns and sunstroke. It is strongly recommended to wear head cap and protect the uncovered skin of your body with sunscreen lotion. Please note that after 14.00 p.m. until 17.00 p.m you must take extra precautions once being outdoors (dressed lightly but covered drinking water and avoiding heavy lunches and extra alcoholic beverages). A sun burn soothing cream and a mosquito repellent spray can be found in the shops in the hotel premises or the airport and could be very helpful. The hotel's beach (Marathon Bay) is sandy, easy to walk and friendly for children. The waters are sparkling clear and pleasantly refreshing. There are a variety of swimming pools and places to relax in the hotel premises. It is advised to bring a light jacket or cardigan due to sea breeze at night long trousers and sneakers or loafers for safe sightseeing and walking outdoors. Before outdoors activities according to weather conditions and type of activity you will be re-notified about outfit and other requirements.
In case of any sudden illness or other problems that need immediate medical treatment please contact the hotel reception and the contact person (representing the organizers) in the hotel premises. We have arranged so that you will be treated according to the incident that has occurred efficiently.