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From quantum engineering to classical philosophy: the teenagers who took their studies one step further - voila! The scientists of the future

2023-01-02T08:16:10.744Z


Meet the male and female students of the scientists of the future, who study subjects at an academic level already in high school: "They receive personal treatment from the best lecturers in academic institutions." watch


The scientists of the future (photo: Public Relations)

While 99% of Israeli students are busy studying language, mathematics, English and the other subjects taught in schools, the male and female students of the Future Scientists Center study subjects at an academic level, such as the field of cyber, quantum engineering and even the application of research skills and the development of critical thinking.



Registration for the programs of the Ministry of Education and the Center for Future Scientists of the Maimonides Foundation - Alpha, Odyssey and Idea - is underway and will end on 1/15/22.

For details and registration>>



The Department for Gifted and Outstanding Students at the Ministry of Education and the Center for Future Scientists of the Maimonides Foundation lead unique programs for gifted and outstanding students, which help them integrate into the world of academia and research already at high school age.



We checked with some of the students what they thought about the center and the various programs.

On video: Avia Glick (public relations)

Aviya Glick, Idea

Hi, I'm Abia and I'm in the 11th grade and I love making jewelry, writing and working out in the gym. I participate in the "Idea" program, which caters to students who show interest and curiosity in the fields of humanities, society and the arts. I'm in the second year of the program at the Hebrew University And I am a researcher of sect leavers. As part of the program, I participated in two summer camps, learning days and many more trips and experiences. The program introduced me to many other curious teenagers who, like me, like to enrich their fields of knowledge and they have become my best friends. If you are curious, Looking for and looking for an enriching educational and social framework, I really recommend you to sign up for "Idea". Sign up for the program is now, don't miss it.

On video: Yehuda Barak (public relations)

Yehuda Barak, 15.5, Alpha program

Hi, I'm Yehuda Barak Petach Tikva, 15 and a half years old, an instructor in the Israel Defense Forces, a lover of detective books and a die-hard fan of "Star Trek". I study in the "Alpha" program in Bar Ilan. It is a program where high school students like me can do scientific research in a timely manner studies. The program is held at other universities across the country, and I decided to try to take an exam to see if it would suit me, and since then I have not regretted it for a second. The participants in the program have become my good friends, and there are fascinating lectures that allow me to learn something that no one else knew before. So if You like to explore, learn and discover new things, join "Alpha". Don't miss the opportunity.

On video: Edva Beiser (PR)

Edva Beiser, 16, Idea program

Hi, I'm Edva Beiser from Jerusalem Heights.

I am 16 years old and this is my second and last year in the "Idea" program at the Hebrew University.

I guide the youth movement "Bnei Akiva" and dance six hours a week.

I love music and books and am doing my research paper in classical political philosophy.

It sounds complicated, I know, but that's the beauty of "Idea" - it's a feature that gives us, girls and boys, an opportunity to take part in research in the fields of humanities, society and the arts.

The program has a huge emphasis on the social side, so besides a fascinating academic and scientific challenge, you will also find lifelong friends here.

In short, if you want to get out of the box, do something beyond, develop into new and immersive worlds of knowledge and meet friends who have common interests, now is your chance.

Look for future scientists and join.

On video: Nadav Salzman (public relations)

Nadav Salzman, 17, Odyssey

Hello, I am Nadav Salzman, 17 years old, from Ramat Hasharon.

I am in the twelfth grade and study in the "Odyssey" program at Tel Aviv University in the cyber track. I like to sing, play the guitar, cook and learn new things. In the "Odyssey" program of the Ministry of Education and the Future Scientists Center, I was given the opportunity to study advanced courses in mathematics and computer science with children who love these fields and are looking for a challenge just like me. During the years I've been in the program I've met a lot of new friends and learned a lot about myself, especially about my ability to face new challenges. The study environment is very different from the study environment at school. We study at an academic level, receive personal attention from the best lecturers at the academic institution and meet new friends. It is indeed challenging, but really fun. So what are you waiting for? Join us, the scientists of the future. Registration is in progress!

On video: Neta Or Pitro (public relations)

Netta Or Pitro, 16, Alpha program

Hi, I'm Neta Or Pietro, 16 years old from the Jordan Valley and I study in the "Alpha" program at Ariel University of the Ministry of Education and the Center for Future Scientists.

I shoot, edit, read and write.

I love chemistry, physics, biology and every other scientific field, and that's why I went to the screenings for the program and made a dream come true.

The "Alpha" program is a program of research in the fields of science and it helps us learn, get to know and explore these fascinating fields, but it also goes far beyond.

I got to know a group of female students my age with common interests.

Today we get to experience beyond the laboratory and the university, travel all over the country, meet people from all corners of academia, research and Israeli society and participate in social activities.

The program emphasizes the social field as much as the academic field and this is what makes it an unforgettable experience.

If you like science and challenges and are interested in meeting people just like you, don't miss the "Alpha" program, and you will have the chance to be part of Israel's future scientists.

In the video: Nina Zarifin (PR)

Nina Zarifin, 15, Odyssey program

Hi, I'm Nina Zarifin, 15 years old and studying in the "Odyssey" program at Tel Aviv University.

I am a ballet dancer, play piano and guitar and love to read and travel.

I study chemistry, physics and mathematics and my dream is to research, teach at a university, and maybe one day have a positive impact on the world we live in.

"Odyssey" is my first step on the way to fulfilling my dream.

The program allows me to get to know life at the academy, study the subjects I'm interested in and take courses that advance me towards my first degree, and all this already while in high school.

The staff of the program is very professional, caring and attentive to us, and in addition I met new friends who are interested in the same fields as me, and we help each other and support each other both academically and emotionally.

As part of the program, there are also fascinating seminars, events and enrichment workshops that expand our knowledge and give us tools for life, even beyond studies.

In short, if you want to promote and challenge yourself outside of school,

Registration for the programs of the Ministry of Education and the Center for Future Scientists of the Maimonides Foundation - Alpha, Odyssey and Idea - is underway and will end on 1/15/22.

For details and registration>>



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