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Gifted Students Explore the Space

Nowadays space exploration has gained a lot of attention all over the world. Therefore, in my opinion, the required human resources on this subject should be raised especially from an early age and the approaches of the education system should be organized accordingly.  My group of students in this...

The Lab 0_6 a pedagogical project to approach science to children up to 6 years old

The Lab 0_6: Discovery, Research and Documentation Centre for Science Education in Early Childhood is a Free-choice Science space addressed to children from 0-6 years old and their families. We are located in the university premises of UManresa (a Campus from Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya) and have...

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...