Last Tuesday, 28th October, 16 young students visited the headquarters of AZTI in Derio. The aim of this visit was to inspire and motivate these young students to get ideas about 2017 FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) challenge. (HYDRO DYNAMICSSM).The FLL is a worldwide competition for primary and secondary students (10 to 16 years old), organized by the FIRST LEGO Education organization, which focuses every year on a topic of science or technology.

During 2017, teams will choose and solve a real-world problem related to integral cicle of water: water transportation, uses and final discharge into the environment.

Within this framework, AZTI’s technicians gave to these young students a general overview of LIFE VERTALIM project as an example of how science and technology can help to reduce the environmental impact caused by canning industry’s effluents.

Finally, the youngsters visited AZTI installations to understand better some technologies used to reduce water consumption and for wastewater treatment.

FLL challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers through a global science and technology competition with over 250,000 young people from 80 different countries.

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