Archive for the ‘Ambassadors’ Category

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

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...

Building 3D holograms with your students

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...

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“The Little Prince” book as an environmental education tool

Image: pixabay “The little prince” is a contemporary fairy-tale, translated in 300 languages. It is the most translated book in the world. The author (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) wanted to show us modern ages problems. The author’s message can be interpreted in many different ways, depending on the reader. The...

Where do I find hands-on Physics resources?

Experimentation, whether it is structured or not, is a fundamental aspect of learning Physics, not only because of the role it plays in the scientific research itself that we must present to our students, but also because of its cognitive importance as it is linked to carrying out experiments...

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Math Teaching at Your Fingertips

Image: shutterstock_445203994 “If you present math the way it really is, this fantastic expression of human creativity and ingenuity, people do want to read that!” – Steven Strogatz, professor at Cornell University We all know how important it is that children experience mathematical activities across a range of contexts and locations...

Scientix Ambassadors and their students rocking national and international science competitions

If there is one great thing about working with Scientix Ambassadors, it is keeping up with their amazing activities and restless passion to prove to the future generation how cool STEM subjects are! Each Scientix Ambassador finds many creative and innovative ways to motivate students to learn more about...

From coding to modeling

  Scratch is a free visual programming environment. It’s used by students, teachers, parents to create stories, animations, games (serious games and not only). In Scratch you can learn to code without giving up creativity, collaboration (there are over 20 million shared projects), thinkering. But is it possible construct...

Open contents in an Open society

Image: shutterstock_266968544 Copyright Gurza Introduction At present, with the increasing growing of the information and communication technologies in education due, among other things, to networks such as the Internet and the lower price and diversification of hardware devices, it is essential and necessary to develop educational contents in digital format....