Xplore Health: biomedical research brought within reach of the young
Xplore Health is a European educational programme coordinated jointly by IrsiCaixa and "la Caixa" Foundation that provides interactive multimedia resources to bring biomedical research into the classroom.
This programme promotes Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) as well as the interaction of students with different social actors for them to become active citizens in the knowledge society.
It is run through the internet, schools, research centres and science museums.
Xplore Health is divided into modules focusing on different themes:
How drugs are developed, Biotechnology, Genomics, Skin cancer, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Mental health, Obesity…
All the resources and activities of Xplore Health are available at eduCaixa.com. [in Spanish only]