Pietro Cerreta

  • What I do, where I work

  • I’m a mathematics and physics teacher and an exhibit developer. I work in Calitri, a little town in South Italy helped by colleagues, local artisans and students. ScienzaViva is the name of our no-profit Association.

  • Current position

  • President at Associazione ScienzaViva


  • More about me

  • When I took the degree in Physics, in 1973, I was attracted by logical-formal and historical studies. In 1985, I visited the Deutsches Museum in Munich and began to appreciate the interactivity. Then I met the Exploratorium Cookbooks and changed my teaching style. Reading some ASTC publications, I was inspired to build a collection of exhibit. This collection now travels through Italy, requested by schools and universities. In 2000 I was a fellow of the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum studies in Washington. I like to put together Exhibits, History and Historiography of Science. At present, I’m revisiting Faraday’s chemical and physical experiences, using modern materials.