A Taste of Green – An implementation of an OSOS project on the quality of olive oils

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Image taken from: https://pixabay.com/en/olive-oil-salad-dressing-cooking-968657/  (Creative Commons) Introduction The OSOS project (Open School for Open Societies), is an EU project, involving the “Idis Foundation – Città della Scienza” as a coordinator in Italy, with the final goal of promoting and supporting a renaissance of civic culture based on the idea...

Scientix and Space part I. – Hands-on activities related to space exploration in pre-school and secondary school

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Teaching space science in secondary school can be challenging, while on the other hand, students feel a special attraction towards hands-on activities; they find it empowering when causing a reaction in an experiment or suddenly grasping a science concept. It gives students confidence as learners and is, at the...

Make Use of Scientix Resources on the Topic of Food

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Image: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en Food – could you find a more relevant topic for every age group? We must eat to provide our bodies with nutrients and energy. People enjoy eating. The way we eat, from early childhood, influences our health for all our life. The food topic can be investigated...

Building 3D holograms with your students

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Introduction A hologram is a three-dimensional image of an object that we can almost grasp. Many students following videos on the Internet know how to make a holographic projector. In this article we want to use poor materials and technologies to create an interdisciplinary teaching activity on holograms that...

Thank you for your support to the STEM Discovery Week!

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Evita and I were very happy to participate in a Scientix webinar about the STEM Discovery Week campaign with hundreds of educators in STEM education on 28 February 2018. We enjoyed answering the large number of questions we received from the participants. The main questions were about what kind of...