The 4th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival in Castellorio 2019 in collaboration with Eugenides Foundation is organising educational programmes for children (colalborators: Nikos Zourtsanos, Kostas Moustakas, Maria Dertili):


“Explosive Science” Experiment demonstration
Thursday 29 August 10:00-11:00 | Drasi Organisation Castellorizo

A science show designed for all ages that gives the opportunity to discover the secrets behind impressive explosions and answer questions such as:

  • What is the difference between gunpowder and dynamite?
  • How can we produce colorful flames?
  • How do dragons breath fire?

Participants will realize the physical and chemical basis of explosions, will observe the properties of gases and will see how a simple plastic bottle is transformed into a rocket.

Number of participants: unlimited. Public participation will be either through their direct participation in an experiment or through dialogue in order to predict the possible outcome and / or explanation.



“Making Soap and Paper Recycling” Workshop
Friday 30 August 10:00-12:00 | Drasi Organisation Castellorizo

In this workshop we will make soap and discuss its chemical properties that are present in our everyday life. We will also recycle paper in a very simple and easy way and talk about the great importance of recycling to the environment.

Number of participants: 10 people. The lab can be repeated to ensure the participation of more children.

Age of Participants: From 10 years of age and over (From Fifth Primary).


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