The European Chain Reaction is a science/art project and competition which challenges primary schools across Europe to create, film and upload a "Rube-Goldberg/Robert Storm Petersen-like" chain reaction. Through the contest, children learn more about science and computers in a fun way and in the end all submitted chain videos are merged into a big cross-border European chain reaction.
Special Prize for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
The special Award for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations will be awarded to an entry or production that clearly uses (multi)media to encourage active ageing and solidarity between generations.
The Special Prize for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 is being organised in collaboration with the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, this award is supported by the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) for the MEDEA2020 project (2010-2012).
This prize was won by All that Jazz made by Fundación Universidad Carlos III, Spain. All that Jazz is the media part of a lifelong learning course which uses multiple media: video, audio, face to face classes, presentations, DVD, as well as a class blog.
This entry received a MEDEA Medal as well as an Acer Tablet and a Camtasia & Snagit software bundle.