Archive for the ‘Ambassadors’ Category

The Quantum Prisoner: a game to teach science in an interactive and fun way

Secondary school and sixth form teachers, scientific mediators, the CEA, French scientific research organisation, offers you a free video game, The Quantum Prisoner, to allow your students, to test in a fun way their knowledge in science and technology. Throughout the story, players will live out Zoe’s adventure and...

Maths modelling and pandemic understanding

Mathematics has become a “trendy” science in this pandemic period because people finally realised how mathematical models are useful for understanding reality and helping to prevent difficult situations. By now, we are all used to hearing expressions like “exponential growth”, “Rt factor”, “peak of infections”: all these concepts used...

My Favorite Experiments Ghana 2021 – Volta School for the Deaf and Kpassa Technical Senior High School

Thursday April 22nd – Volta School for the Deaf To maximize impact, when possible I try to work with groups of teachers and on creating/sharing resources which can be used in many classrooms, but it’s always nice to get back to spend some time in the classroom.  These past...

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Virtual Science Camps – Online Science Lessons

What is a Virtual Science Camp? Virtual Science Camps are free online science lessons, open to anyone in the world.  Hosted by Michael Gregory in Paris, France, and joined by guest hosts from around the world. Why?  Virtual Science Camps were started during the COVID-19 pandemic as an invitation...

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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...

Collaboration in STEM Teaching and Learning

STEM are often disciplines difficult to study and understand for young learners because they require effort and the activation of particular areas of the brain, such as the frontal lobe, which control the ability to make decisions and reasoning and develop from pre-school to even at the age of...

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...