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Candasat I: a School Space Mission

During the last year, a group of students for the Candás secondary school (Asturies, Spain) was working in the design, construction and testing their first “school space mission”, consisting in launching a high altitude balloon to the near-space from the Antonio García Bellido secondary school (León, Spain). The project...

The Garden I Would Like

We are teachers who would like to talk about our distance teaching experience and good practices while building a virtual garden. We teach sixteen-year-old students from Human Science at Lyceum. We, as teachers, notwithstanding the Coronavirus isolation, have been trying to keep in touch with reality and challenge ourselves...

Contributing to the health and safety of employees in the COVID-19 Process

Due to the pandemic caused by the Corona Virus, schools in Turkey entered the holiday break on March 16, 2020, and a week later the whole country passed to the distance learning process including universities. In our country, the virus cases started to be seen long after the cases...

STEM at Joan Miro School in the time of Corona

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis, Joan Miró School wanted to contribute to the health system. We detected that Hospitals and medical centers needed protective masks/face shields to prevent contagion, so we started 3D printing them using our school’s 3D printer. We faced logistics problems as our schools...

Teaching STEM While Social Distancing: Sharing Knowledge and Overcoming Challenges

Many countries around the world are in lockdown during the novel COVID-19 pandemic, while many more countries have adopted strict social distancing rules that have forced STEM teachers to conduct online lectures to their stay-at-home students. This poses a number of challenges in the entire education sector, and it...

Science Center MUDIC: we continue to share STEM experiences from home

The Didactic and Interactive Science Museum of Vega Baja del Segura of the Valencian Community (MUDIC-VBS-CV) is located in facilities of the Miguel Hernández University and is a science center dedicated to presenting universal laws and principles, as well as, scientific phenomena so that they transcend time and context,...