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Fluorescent Properties of Chlorophyll Pigment

SUMMARY: Chlorophyll pigment initiates photosynthesis by absorbing light energy. Chlorophyll pigment cannot photosynthesize in green wavelength. The best wavelength of photosynthesis is the purple and red-light wavelength. The fluorescent phenomenon is the reflection of rays falling on some special compounds at different wavelengths. This STEM activity was conducted with 14-year-old...

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Using SCAMPER Thinking Technique in STEM Activities

“Every idea arises from another idea that exists” What is SCAMPER? SCAMPER thinking technique is a technique created to develop different thinking. This technique provides a pleasant environment for creative thinking. SCAMPER is an acronym developed in 2000 by De Bono. Each letter expresses a specific thinking process: Substitution...

STEM for sustainability and digital citizenship – Building Meteorology Station

Our children need to develop their creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem-solving skills and use 21st-century skills correctly. I believe it is time to encourage every stakeholder in the education field to organize activities that will raise awareness about these issues by highlighting the relevant skills students...

BIOPROFILES: Teaching Green

Presentation: This educational project has been carried out in 4 European countries, Slovakia, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Spain supported by three teacher training workshops: The first one was an internal workshop for educational consortia partners for initial project planning and project inception. The next two workshops were carried...

STORIES IN STEM EDUCATION: ‘STEM SURVIVOR- GECKO’S STEM JOURNEY’

Our STEM SURVIVOR Project aims to increase our students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and to provide a more qualitative integration of STEM disciplines. In doing so, we use a storytelling approach considering the objectives of our project. Gecko, the main character of our stories, is a...

Sustainable Development Goals in STEM Education

Celebrated last year with 73 events from 115 different countries with the participation of more than 106,500 people online, this year the “Global Goals Week” has taken place entirely online. Between the 18th and the 26th of September 2020, civil society, businesses and academia, organized a series of events...

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Isola Dei Makers Sardinia – The Museum of the Future

L’Isola dei Makers: where businesses, institutions and professionals meet “L’Isola dei Makers” (Makers Island) was the first digital fair to take place in Sardinia to disseminate new digital technologies. It consisted of three days, from 16 to 18 October 2020, dedicated to innovation. The aim was to offer a...

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Learning from experience: How and where to start again after the lockdown

Going back to school after several months of lockdown highlighted the need for us teachers to reflect on the ways we teach and interact with our students. For this reason, a team of Italian Scientix Ambassadors organized an online event to exchange ideas and discuss with experts. During the...