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Johannes Almer

Johannes Almer

Ludwig-Thoma-Gymnasium Prien maths, physics, nature and technics info[at]

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Johannes Almer teaches maths, physics, nature und technics at the Ludwig-Thoma-Gymnasium (LTG) in Prien am Chiemsee. In becoming a teacher he took a loop way as he first studied physics at the TU Munich and graduated on quantum optics at the Max-Planck-Institut. Inspiried by his own experience of being a researcher he also likes to mold his teaching lessons in an explorative way, also taking in the students' creative und innovative ideas. In 2015 he got awarded with the Deutscher Lehrerpreis for the school project ‚Mission to Mars‘ together with some colleagues from the LTG. In 2014 he took part in the German Science on Stage festival in Berlin. Together with his colleague Thomas Gerl he made it to the national delegation teachers team and went to the international Science on Stage festival in London. At last he campaigend for Science on Stage as speaker at teacher trainings. Also in 2017 he took part in the European festival in Debrecen, Hungary and received for his project 'Who murdered Sir Ernest' the award 'Highly Commended'. Since 2016 he represents Science on Stage Germany as 'ambassador' in Oberbayern, Bavaria. Since 2018 he is also a member of the German Science on Stage BackStageTeam.


What does being a teacher mean to you?

Simply to teach someone: To gain knowledge at something is the basis for students working in an independent, innovative and creative way!


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

A magnificent experience.


Why participate?

You need to experience it on your own - the question will be put aside 'on stage'!



Commitment at Science on Stage:

Participant German Science on Stage festival 2014 and 2016 (Berlin), participant international Science on Stage festival 2015 (London) and 2017 (Debrecen), speaker teacher training Friedrichshafen 2015



2015: Deutscher Lehrerpreis


Websites of Johannes Almer:


Press review on Johannes Almer: (Oberbayerisches Volksblatt) - Energie aus Hefe erobert Europa (11.11.2014) (Bayerischer Rundfunk) - Ehrung. Fürs Leben lehren (01.12.2014) (Oberbayerisches Volksblatt) - Hefe bringt Motor zum Laufen (10.06.2015) (Oberbayerisches Volksblatt) - Prien is "MINT"-Metropole (24.11.2016) (Oberbayerisches Volksblatt) - Gymnasiasten kriegen den Vogel (01.01.2017) (Bayerischer Rundfunk) - Schüler entdecken heimische Vogelarten neu (04.01.2017) (Oberbayerisches Volksblatt) - Konzepte machen international Schule (11.07.2017) (Bayerische Akadamie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege - Blog Naturschutz in Bayern) - Das BISA-Projekt – Biodiversität im Schulalltag (15. März 2018)


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