“The grand journey of Sciences” workshop for young refugees

Rethink Rebuild Society, Foundation for Science, Technology, Civilisation UK (FSTC UK), and AMAL have partnered up to deliver the “Rethinking and Rebuilding Social Cohesion: Engaging Young Syrian Refugees Project”.
The second session of the project "The grand journey of Sciences" was held on the 1st of July 2017. In this session, participants learnt about renowned figures such as Ibn al-Haytham who discovered that “light travels in straight lines”, Abbas ibn Firnas perhaps the first person to make a real attempt to construct a flying machine and take it into the air, a nurse named Rufaydah al-Aslamiyyah and a botanist called Ibn al-Baytar. The session featured various games, experiments and other exercises.

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