After the lunch break we had another lecture and its theme was "Energy from wind". The lecturer came from Eindhoven University. The lecture was quite hard to understand and that is why it was hard to concentrate also to listening. After this lecture we had to so some data-processing; we had gathered data during the whole week and now it was time to process gathered information.
At Wednesday it was time for us finnish students to go on the trips to the Amercentrale powerplant and the harbour of Rotterdam.
At the coalplant we had a guided tour introducing us first into the basic functions of a coal plant and then talking of the more sustainable future of the plant. The plant itself was quite a big one with the capability of producing 700 MW of electricity.
Next up was the harbour of Rotterdam and the Futureland exhibition there. First up we headed for a bus tour around the perimeter of one of the biggest harbours in the world and we were told about the history and the future of it. After the tour we had some assignments on the sustainability and the future of the harbour.
After the long day of travelling and listening we still had some free time at the central of Rotterdam before heading to the hostel for the night.
6:15 am: We woke up at this time, just like yesterday. We all ate breakfast in the hostell. After that we left to the metro station because metro left at half past seven to school in Spijkenisse.
Today the other half of students left to the Futureland and the other half stayed at school doing a lot of experiments. All finnish students stayed at school today. We all did a lot of all kinds of experiments and assignments in different groups. Experiments and assignments were quite difficult, but we handled them.
The school day ended a little after four o'clock and after that we went back to our hostell near Rotterdam central by metro. The boys spent the evening by looking for a restaurant for one and half an hour and ended up in McDonald's. The girls were shopping for a while and eventually ended up in McDonald's as well. Later in the evening all the finnish students were at the hostel and played card games.
We left at 9.30 from Joutsa. The flight was okay and lasted about 2,5 hours. In Amsterdam we took a train to Rotterdam. Some teachers from the Netherlands came to the train station and we went together to the hostel. At 19.00 all the students from hostel went to eat in a italian restaurant together.
We woke up at 6 o'clock, which was way too early for us. Everybody was really tired. We went to eat breakfast and got some lunch packets from the hostel. At 7.34 we took an underground to Spijkenisse where the school is located in. There are about 1500 students and from 110 to 120 teachers at the school. The name of the school is De Ring Van Putten.
At First we went to the auditorium. The headmaster gave a speech about the week and said welcome to us. We were divided into groups, which was named by colours. There were also smaller groups inside the "colour groups". We went to the classrooms with our "colour groups" and had some games to get to know each other better.
We had a break and we ate snacks. Then we had a lecture - Fusion Road Show - about fusion. The lesson was really long and boring. After the lecture we went to the classrooms and made some assignments with our groups.
We had another break and we ate again. After the break we made experiments in the classrooms. The school ended at 15.50 and we went back to the hostel by underground.
After school we walked around the city and went shopping. Of course we ate too. In the evening we hang out at the hostel with friends.