Archive for the ‘Project’ Category

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...

My Favourite Experiments Ghana 2021 – TERESCO Resource Centre

It’s been great spending a few days at  Saint Teresa’s College of Education (TERESCO) to add a handful of low-cost experiments to their resource centre, though at times I feel like butter being spread too thin.  My time in Ghana always feels too short for the work I want...

My Favourite Experiments Ghana 2021

Introduction Hello! I’m starting this mini-blog as a way of sharing some of my adventures on my fourth trip to Ghana to share ideas and promote access to hands-on science education. Once again joining Christoffer Akpeloo, founder of the Ho International Exchange Program (HINTEGRAM) and teacher at Saint Francis...

Smartphones to conduct scientific inquiry

What kind of technology do we need in the classroom? Imagine a digital tool that helps pupils and students master scientific experimentation, not virtually, but by observing the world around them.Imagine a scientific instrument that allows students to make accurate measurements on sound, movement, position, light or color. An...

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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...

Innovative Learning

Lot of us know that we need smart, creative, innovative, problem-solving and collaborative people in our working environment. Education should prepare and train pubils and students for that. So, the old model of infusing information into brains to be able to repeat it, is definitely not the right way....

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...

Bioeconomy at School: It is not a dream… It is Carton School

In our School we have a very large space, where we do robotics and design. It is a quite empty space to which we should buy furniture: Standard furniture? Or furnish it with the premises of a new eco-sustainable idea? Students and teachers decided that the best idea would...

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...

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,...