The seminar ‘Knowing and valorizing Science. Forming and Informing’ will take place on Saturday September 8, 2012 at the Academy Library, Scuderie Vecchie di Villa Torlonia (Via L. Spallanzani 1/A), Roma. The results of the project ‘Biodiversity, an essential resource of nature. Knowledge and valorization through the school’, realized by the Academy in collaboration with the National Association of Natural Sciences Teachers (ANISN) and the National Research Council Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies (Irpps-Cnr), will be presented. The round table is opened to interventions and reflections on scientific education and training in schools.