ConCiencia Mobile Labs is a fleet of 3 fully equipped Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) mobile vehicles that were specially designed to travel to all the regions of Chile. This program aims to promote STEAM education in rural schools, creating active and collaborative learning experiences through research, innovation and experimentation. ConCiencia Mobile Labs contributes to the development of cognitive and social skills and favours positive attitudes and perceptions towards science among young participants and their families.
Falling Walls Falling Walls Science Summit 2022
Mobile STEAM Education: Breaking the Wall to Science in Rural Communities in Chile
2021 Winner | Science Engagement Science Engagement
Fundación Ciencia Joven
Oscar Contreras-Villarroel is the Hub Manager of the Falling Walls Engage Hub Argentina. He is the president of the Fundación Ciencia Joven and the Vice President and Legal Representative in Chile at the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). Oscar’s expertise is in working with companies at a regional level to develop private partnerships. He was responsible for implementing one of the first STEM community engagement programme at the first Google data centre in Latin America. Oscar has been a Falling Walls Engage Winner in 2019 and 2021.