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Travelling in Ivo Jokin’s Spacecraft, or Astronomy Workshop for Bulgarian and Refugee children

Disclaimer: This article was first featured here and republished with changes on the Scientix blog, with Ivo Jokin’s  consent. The Scientix blog is not responsible for the correctness of any information featured in the post.   Multi Kulti’s Children’s Programme continued on 30 May 2017 with 4 astronomy workshops...

Scientix brings together STEM teachers and researchers for World Space Week 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece

To celebrate World Space Week 2018, in Thessaloniki, Greece, Antatolia College Center for STEM Education hosted a Space and Astronomy program during the weekend of October 6-7. During this weekend program researchers from the University of Leiden Space and Astronomy Society and from Aristotle University Aeronautics and Space team...

World Space Week – Origami and space research

The cover photo was retrieved from: https://pixabay.com/en/universe-sky-star-space-cosmos-2742113/   When origami is mentioned, the first associations are paper cranes. In Japan, origami is considered traditional, and crane represents good fortune. Paper cranes But did you know that origami, mathematics and science are connected? Origami, the ancient Japanese paper-folding skill is actually...

Innovative Learning

Lot of us know that we need smart, creative, innovative, problem-solving and collaborative people in our working environment. Education should prepare and train students for that. So, the old model of infusing information into brains to be able to repeat it, is definitely not the right way. We all...

EU Code Week 2018

Are you ready to get involved? The first literacy Coding Campaign of this new school year is about to start! EU Code Week 2018 coming and this year there will be two weeks to plan and organize events. Save the date: 6-21 October! We did it last year and it was...

Start making! – It’s easy

Making is new branch of the Do It Yourself approach, which uses new technology to enable people to make whatever they want. The flagship of movement is Make magazine and the Instructables website (https://www.instructables.com/). The seminal book of Sylvia L. Martinez and Gary Stager, Invent to Learn has shown...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part IV.

This article is the fourth one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   The consequences of climate change in Green Heart of Croatia – Gorski kotar Sanda Štimac, mag.prim.educ, Čabar/Croatia   Gorski Kotar is the mountainous region in Croatia between...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part III.

This article is the third one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   Climate Change – a challenging issue for students Lavinia Orășanu, physics teacher, School “Mihai Eminescu”-Pitești, Romania   In School “Mihai Eminescu”, Piteşti – Romania, we want to...