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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

SPS meets the general public at the 2017 “Fête de la Science”

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From October 13th to 15th, 2017, the Saclay Plant Sciences LabEx once again participated in the “Fête de la Science”, with several workshops following one another over the three days. For the fourth year in a row, SPS proudly displayed its research in the Paris-Saclay Science Village, the largest science village in the south-Paris region, at the Moulon gymnasium.

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On Friday October 13th, 800 pupils from primary to high school went from one booth to another according to an intense but rich and diversified schedule. Among them, about 80 students discovered the activities of the SPS LabEx. In the morning, they were shown how computer tools help researchers understand leave shape changes from a very simple organization at the very beginning of their development to various and sometimes complex structures once they have reached maturity. In the afternoon, the creation of "chromato-graphic" artworks using natural plant pigments allowed us to address the separation techniques of the molecules, as well as the physicochemical characteristics of these pigments and their functions in plants.

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During the whole week-end, we benefited from a very sunny weather and 1800 visitors of all ages walked the alleys of the Science Village to gain an insight into the scientific wealth of the laboratories and companies of the Saclay plateau.

For example, Saturday visitors discovered SPS laboratory tools allowing us to explore plant development in 3 dimensions at the microscopic scale, at the heart of cells that organize themselves into tissues and then into organs. Those coming on Sunday became familiar with Arabidopsis, this "weed" used as a laboratory model plant and which adaptation to a wide variety of environments suggests a great genetic diversity.

The SPS LabEx could not participate in this type of event without the involvement of its members. SPS would like to warmly thank Jasmine Burguet, Mohamed Oughou, Marine Froissard, Jean-Christophe Palauqui and Corine Enard for the great workshops they have proposed during this festive weekend!

And congratulations to Ile-de-Science, which coordinates this event with brio every year !

We are looking forward to seeing you in 2018 for new workshops...

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