Paço Town Hall, the seat of the Macaé City Council, in the city center, this Wednesday, 26, received a group of students from primary and secondary school from the municipal and state public network for the first edition of the Innovation Journey, Science and Technology.
The event brought together students from State Colleges, Louise Reed, Matthias Neto, Irene Meirelles, and from Municipal College Prof. Maria Isabel Damasino Simao, for the lecture “The Bicentennial of Independence: 200 Years of Science, Technology and Innovation”.
The lecture was delivered by Meynardo Rocha de Carvalho, MA in Social History from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and PhD in Social Memory from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UniRio).
“Brazil is losing its mind to the first world countries, because Brazilian scientists have found there an ideal structure for their experiments. Minardo Rocha de Carvalho warned that science is the vector for the development of nations.
The professor states that when the Portuguese royal family came to Brazil, in 1808, to establish the new seat of Portuguese government, they encouraged the construction of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Bahia, the Bank of Brazil, and the Polytechnic School of Rio de Janeiro, from the Royal Library, among other institutions that helped In bringing knowledge to the country.
For the Assistant Minister of Science and Technology, Marcos Lemos, the innovation, science and technology journey aims to promote the integration, dissemination and strengthening of scientific and technological practice in the municipality.
According to the director, these meetings with groups of children are essential to the future of the Macau community, promoting teaching, exchanging experiences and disseminating good practices of technological development.
“It is our intention to continue disseminating technological concepts on a regular basis,” concluded Marcus Lemos.
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