How do trees talk? What happens when we move? How are bridges built? Why do I resemble my parents? How does the heart work? These and many other issues will be covered by the 10th KIT Children’s University of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The series of presentations for young researchers aged from 8 to 12 will take place from August 3 to 24, 2012. The program includes nine presentations and 15 workshops. Advanced sale of tickets for the presentations will start on July 16.
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.