Alcazar educational centers participate in the “Science for …” conferences

Alcazar educational centers participate in the “Science for …” conferences

On Friday morning, the Civic Center inaugurated the “Science for All” conference, organized by the Spanish Cancer Control Association in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, which this year focused on developing healthy eating habits. A workshop with several activities to be carried out by all the educational centers of the Alcázar de San Juan, where more than 200 students experiment with science while developing healthy habits related to food.

Mayor Rosa Melchor, accompanied by Education Consultant Mariano Quarteiro, attended the event to accompany the little ones in the development of the activity, which includes making food pyramids, conducting experiments, etc. There, they met with Enrique Lopian, president of the Spanish Cancer Control Association of Alcazar de San Juan, and Carolina Castillejo, prevention technician and psychologist from the same association.

Castillejo explained that the students conducted two experiments on fruits and vegetables to learn about the antioxidant power of these foods, in addition to implementing a series of dynamics to promote healthy habits, including the new concept of healthy breaks: “It is a program affiliated with the association to encourage physical activity in young people, and to replace rest periods between classes.” doing physical exercise.”

For his part, Lópian did not hesitate to highlight the involvement of Alcázar de San Juan in this type of disposition, as well as the versatility of the Spanish Cancer Society: “Not only do we dedicate our efforts to the prevention and treatment of cancer, but we are also involved in the education of the little ones”. The AECC President took the opportunity to express his gratitude to the Department of Education for the involvement of all educational centers in the project.

In the same way, Mayor Rosa Melchor expressed the importance of the work carried out by Lópian, Castillejo and the rest of the members of the Spanish Association against Cancer: “The AECC has carried out many other activities in the same direction: since childhood, there are many opportunities to prevent certain types of cancer, and in the case of suffering from them There is a greater force to combat it.”

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