Archive for the ‘Out-of-class activities’ Category

NeoTrieVR: new teaching tool for geometry lessons

This text is a continuation of the article published on the Scientix blog on November 15, 2018 (http://blog.scientix.eu/2018/11/neotrie-vr-new-geometry-in-virtual-reality/), concerning the use of an innovative program for learning geometry in virtual reality – NeoTrie VR. The program is tested as part of a mathematics lesson at the Primary School in...

STEAM escape room: How to integrate STEM activities in an escape room made by students for students

Abstract Pupils and teachers of primary and secondary education from Croatia, Syros, Greece and France and one inclusion class of a mainstream primary school from Salamina, Greece founded and collaborated on the project “Learn to Escape” (December 2017-June 2018), maybe the first escape room in Europe and perhaps in...

Science debate in class

Education systems in most European countries face the same challenge: how to raise the level of scientific literacy, including reasoning in STEM subjects. In addition, students’ rhetorical skills – argumentation, oral presentation – are insufficient, which leads to inaccurate use of language and susceptibility to ‘fake news’. The EU...

Create your own Science Center with your students!

Science centers are wonderful places for informal learning.  Visitors can see flashy, colorful experiments and interact with captivating devices. It is a great way to awaken and keep the natural interest in Science of every student. So what can be better than visiting one? Building one for yourself of...

World Food Prize in the Classroom

Classroom integration of STEM and STEAM; cross-curricular lesson plans; over 100 professional development hours and meetings; 66 hungry for knowledge participants, each with their own abilities, interests and questions; seven different science preps and new matching syllabi to write, arrange and implement; regular schedule changes; a new 4-H headquarters...

Collecting plastic on an “apparently clean” beach in Cyprus

Have you ever thought there is plastic on a clean beach? Read on to find out how to build a sustainable world free from plastic! On a sunny Tuesday morning in Faro Beach in Paphos Cyprus, a group of people with white caps are searching for something in the...

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...

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...