The Educational Seismology Project (EduSeis) is a scientific and educational effort which involves high schools, scientific museums, and research institutes in four different European countries: France, Italy, Portugal, and Germany. This paper discusses the Italian program, which is part of an existing cooperation between the “Città della Scienza” Science Center of Naples and the University of Naples. The program has the aim of developing modern and advanced educational tools in Earth sciences, using seismology as a vehicle for scientific learning.

In a region characterized by an elevated seismic and volcanic risk, the EduSeis project has a remarkable impact on the...

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