Science On Stage - Deutschland

The European Network For Science Teachers

Kirsten Lauritsen

Kirsten Lauritsen

Friedrich-Anton-von-Heinitz-Gymnasium Rüdersdorf chemistry, biology lauritsen[at]

Kirsten Lauritsen teaches chemistry and biology at the Friedrich-Anton-von-Heinitz-Gymnasium in Rüdersdorf. She completed her teacher training at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, where she also did her research studies. In 1992 she graduated as Dr. rer. nat. of chemistry. Since 1998 Kirsten Lauritsen teaches in Rüdersdorf. Since January 2016 she additionaly works as leader of the technical seminar 'chemistry' at the 'Studienseminar Bernau' (teacher training). In 2014 she took part in the national Science on Stage festival in Berlin. Later she presented her festival project 'Cyanotype - light-induced reactions on paper' successfully as part of a Science on Stage teacher training in Karlsruhe as well as at external STEM conferences.


What does being a teacher mean to you?

From day to day it is a great enrichment to work with young people and it is wonderful to experience their thirst for knowledge, their joy in experimenting and their enthusiasm for debates.


What do you think about Science on Stage - in 3 words?

Like-minded people exchanging interesting ideas


Why participate?

It is not only about collecting new ideas - what is really exciting is to get actively involved in the Science on Stage network and its activities for teachers. Of course the preparation of a project is time-consuming and you need to put a lot of energy into it, but it also gives you the opportunity to try out new things and to push forward your own creativity. The enthusiasm of your students and the positive feedback of your colleagues is your reward. 



Commitment at Science on Stage:

Participant German Science on Stage festival 2014 (Berlin), speaker teacher training Karlsruhe 2015


Press review on Kirsten Lauritsen: (Märkische Oderzeitung) - Will mit Cyanotypie überzeugen (01.11.2014)

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