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Thank you for your support to the STEM Discovery Week!

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...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 5)

Day 5 – Thursday 06 February 2015 Last full day of the IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program and second day at SEEC. Started the day with Becoming a Spacewalker by Jerry Ross, Former Astronaut. He was the first human to be launched into space seven times! Mr....

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 4)

Day 4 – Thursday 05 February 2015 While the programme for the first three days was entirely put together by IPN, for today and tomorrow we have joined the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), organized annually by the Space Center Houston and NASA. The programme of this conference is...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 3)

Day 3 – Wednesday 04 February 2015 Today we started the day visiting the Division of Space Life Sciences of USRA, the Universities Space Research Association where the director, Dr. Neal R. Pellis, showed us around the institute and gave us a presentation on cells and space. Check out...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 2)

Day 2 – Tuesday 03 February 2015 Today we visited NASA’s Human Research Program, Education & Outreach team. Their goal is to establish a comprehensive suite of educational programs and supportive materials for people of all ages and walks of life to learn about the challenges of human space...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 1)

Scientix has been invited to join the IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program in Houston, 1-7 February 2015. Educators from Norway and California have come for a one week long program designed to motivate, inspire and inform delegates on Space Education. Alex Blackwood and Val Caldwell, organizers of...

Scientix encourages networking and knowledge sharing – now I am convinced…

Teacher training in STEM education works. I have seen it in numerous workshops and I know it is a well-developed expertise of European Schoolnet. I know workshops organized by Scientix, Pathway, eTwinning, inGenious, S-TEAM, SAILS, Open Discover Space, Inspiring Science Education, Quantum Spin-Off, and numerous other projects are well...