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Check out science for yourself – visit focusTerra

Film focusTerra (in German)

Mission

focusTerra, the Earth Science Research and Information Centre of ETH Zurich, has the following aims:

  • to promote the understanding, discovery, and enjoyment of Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • to share our knowledge of the origin, history, and dynamics of planets
  • to inform our visitors about the role and relevance of Earth's natural resources in daily life

focusTerra's museum aims to engage a diverse audience

  • by displaying authentic scientific specimens
  • by providing dynamic, modern, interactive, as well as traditional exhibits and displays
  • by providing free admission, low cost events, and tours;
  • by providing visitor experiences that are tailored to accommodate a variety of special needs, abilities, and languages.

Vision

focusTerra aims to provide inspiration through knowledge and encourage responsible engagement with the natural world.

View of the Museums tower and lobby  
Image: A. Danieli, La Salle – international team Photo 3-D
 
 
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30.04.2017
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