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black and white photograph portrait of Werner Heisenberg with a red square line drawn around him
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Werner Heisenberg

Meet Heisenberg: a quantum mechanics pioneer and an icon of 20th-century science history

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Flowers to fight diseases

How Swede Beda Hallberg battled a pandemic with small paper flowers

How the Petzval lens revolutionised portrait photography

Mathematician, engineer and inventor Joseph Maximilian Petzval is best known for his contribution to modern photography.

Pythagoras, mathematician and philosopher

Pythagoras is a name familiar to many of us.

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Engineering photography

Eduards Kraucs's photography documents the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant

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How the Nordics connected the world

Explore the history of Nokia from Finland and Ericsson from Sweden, two Nordic telecommunications companies

Maria Skłodowska-Curie

The famous scientist is remembered for her discoveries and pioneering research on radioactivity.

Marie Curie: An Inspirational Woman for International Women’s Day

In 1896, Marie took up a scientific puzzle that had stumped her colleague, Henri Becquerel, and cracked it herself.

Lift off: how humans have viewed space through the ages

In this blog, we explore how the human race has viewed space through the ages – from medieval astronomical diagrams to modern cartoons.

Freud – father of psychoanalysis

Whether you agree with the detail of his theories or not, Sigmund Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) is easily the most influential psychiatrist of all time.

Are these the greatest inventions since sliced bread?

‘Science’ is a broad term that covers many things, including the development of new ideas, tools and equipments – inventions. So we’ve searched Europeana for some of the best inventions in human history.


Heroes of medicine

Discover gamechangers in the history of medicine, a tribute to healthcare workers keeping us safe and healthy every day.

Endangered Species

Highlighting a selection of endangered and threatened plants and animals from across the world.

Telephones through time

The telephone has become an essential tool of communication – from its invention in 1876 to the ever-connected mobile and conference calls we have today.

Generating electricity and power

For centuries, people have harnessed nature and science to generate energy and electricity for industrial power.

Fashion Forward

Conquer the space with this astral selection of Europeana Fashion items perfect to reach to the stars!

The Magic Lantern

The magic lantern was the most popular, creative and versatile instrument for visual communication before cinema.

Dragons in myth and science

In Europe and the Middle East the dragon was a legendary creature of evil. But are the dragons of myth based on reality?


This gallery shows calendars and others ways to show days and date and tell the time.

From balloon to blimp: staying afloat

Selection of images of airships, balloons, zeppelins and blimps. Join us on a journey through the clouds in some of the most imaginative floating vessels in history.

The industry of making war: machinery

This gallery presents some of impressive machinery used at or behind the Austro-Hungarian front in World War I.

Cenários de aprendizagem sobre STEAM

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From Bird Wings to Planes

English, STEAM - Lower secondary, Primary school

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AR Portraits

Art, English, Language - Primary school

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Fighting Robots of Napoleonic Era

English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary

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Understanding motion with GIFs

Art, English, History, STEAM - Upper secondary

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STEM with Camera Obscura

STEAM - Upper secondary

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Exploring Electricity?

English, STEAM - Secondary school

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English, Italian, STEAM - Lower secondary

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PV Sources – Solar Energy

English, STEAM - Upper secondary, Vocational educational training

History of sciences through three portraits

History, STEAM - Upper secondary

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Why are Fossils Important?

English, History, STEAM - Primary, Lower Secondary

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A symbolic AR-tist

Art, English, STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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The Little Palaeontologists

STEAM - Pre-primary school, Primary school

Robotic arms: the future of industrial automation

STEAM - Upper secondary, VET

3D printing-modern available technology of the future

English, STEAM - VET

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Build Your Own Autonomous Plants

English - STEAM, VET

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Milling of PCB

STEAM - Upper secondary, VET

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The Philips’ Revolution

English, STEAM - Lower secondary

Symmetries in Floral Ornaments of Art Nouveau

Learning Scenario (Art, English, STEAM - Lower secondary)

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True Crime-AR Eyejacked

STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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Smartphone and the periodic table

STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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Physics in pictures

STEAM - Lower secondary

The Revival of Patterns and Symmetrical Designs

Art, English, STEAM - Primary School

Tangram: an Ancient Educational Material

Art, English, History, STEAM - Primary school

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Four Dimensions in Physics and Arts

Art, English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary

Using arts to reconstruct a volcanic eruption

Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Steam - Primary school

The wind is all around us: let’s make electricity

English, History, STEAM - Upper secondary

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STEAM in the Water Cycle

Art, STEAM - Pre-primary school

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Food Tests

STEAM - Lower and Upper Secondary

Vídeos sobre STEAM

The Engine that Ignited a Revolution

This video shows the revolutionary Newcomen steam engine, and how this invention determined modern technology.

How does steam move this massive locomotive?

Know about how in the second half of the 18th-century engineers improved Newcomen’s design and developed high-pressure steam engines