Project Description

Students of the Escola Básica e Secundária de Gama Barros (Cacém) visited the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) last 5th February 2020. The students attended a lecture entitled “The 1755 earthquake and the future of the Atlantic Ocean”, with the researcher Joao C. Duarte, visited the Analog Modeling Laboratory and the outreach room, where they had the opportunity to participate in the simulation of an earthquake, with our collaborator Inês Rio. In the end, they also had the opportunity to see some fossils of dinosaurs discovered in the Lourinhã region and which are on display at the Departamento de Geologia da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa.