Presentation of the ATLAS experiment and the HYPATIA demonstrator in Kilkis

The event took place on 6 February 2015 in Kilkis, Macedonia (Greece)

The objective of the talks was to present the ATLAS experiment and  the ISE project to selected high school students. For first time the students were exposed to the ISE HYPATIA demonstrator through its stdent link. The students used the HYPATIA tool in their laptops to search for Z and Higgs bosons. They also responded the PISA assessment questions and the results were collected online

11:00-12:00    Introduction to CERN, ATLAS and the new Boson, presentation of the  ISE (G.Vasileiadis and S.Vourakis, S.Sotiriou)

12:00-14:00   Hands-on in PC’s:students use the HYPATIA tool to look for Z and Higgs bosons

Learning outcomes

- Acquaintance with the High-Energy Physics research and CERN

- Familiarization with the ISE project

- Familiarization with the HYPATIA demonstrator and problem solving