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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,...

Schools are closed, but our curiosity is not!

Can we continue investigating with materials that we have at home? Yes, and from an early age.  During the lockdown period, a lot of students spend many hours in front of a screen; as an alternative, we can encourage them to carry out experiments that activate their desire to...

New challenges and new skills during a pandemic

All schools in the world on all continents are now facing new challenges. Each responsible teacher moved from their classroom to a distance learning environment. Not only teachers and parents but also children/students are in stressful situations. The task of each teacher is to create a comfortable and safe...