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In addition to news, there is a guide here to the pages of the PTB Web for school children and students (and/or their teachers and professors).

News

Das Internationale Einheitensystem SI wird gründlich reformiert. Im Herbst 2018 soll eine große internationale Konferenz die historischen Weichen stellen. Statt auf sieben Basiseinheiten wird das SI dann auf dem Fundament von Naturkonstanten ruhen. Die PTB hat diesen Prozess mit diversen großen Forschungsprojekten begleitet, unter anderem dem Avogadroprojekt zur Neudefinition des Kilogramm und des Mol und dem Boltzmann-Projekt zur Neudefinition des Kelvin. Und die PTB spielt auch eine führende Rolle bei der Information über die Neuerungen. Frisch erschienen: das PTB-Infoblatt zum neuen SI (eine deutsche und eine englische Ausgabe), das Sie als gedruckte Ausgabe kostenlos bei der Pressestelle bestellen oder als pdf von der Webseite herunterladen können. (www. ptb.de > Presse & Aktuelles > Broschüren > zum SI). Ebenfalls auf der Webseite: ein Extrakapitel zum neuen SI (www. ptb.de > Forschung & Entwicklung > Forschung zum neuen SI) mit...

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Materials for teachers

maßstäbe - the popular-scientific magazine of PTB

For your instruction at schools or universities, we would be pleased to send you the Opens internal link in current windowmaßstäbe (which are only available in German) or our Opens internal link in current windowbrochures free of charge in a class set.

School children's lab

What is PTB actually researching? What is the work of PTB's staff like and what vocational training is available here? From lessons in experimenting to introductory work experience – there are various age-appropriate ways for school children and students to get to know PTB from within.

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Vocational training at PTB

PTB trains vocational trainees and apprentices both in Braunschweig and also in Berlin. They profit from a highly modern technical environment and dedicated instructors. We have compiled helpful information on all the apprenticed professions and also many tips for the application.

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Students

By means of student work, work experience or PTB's dual study program, students can set their priorities already during their training and get to know PTB's fields of work. 

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PTB cooperates in various ways in the field of research and teaching with national and international universities. Together with partner universities, student work (undergraduate and graduate studies, Bachelor's and Master's theses, internships) is assigned within PTB's broad field of activity. Thus, tomorrow's staff members can already become familiar with the metrological field of work in the broadest sense at a very early stage of their career and work on challenging questions.

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