Posts Tagged ‘STEAM’

STEAM and tinkering: a successful connection

CC-BY, provided by the author Some STEAM topics related to physics, for example, motion, friction, acceleration etc. and related to Genetics, for example protein and DNA structure, can be difficult to understand for 12-13 year-old students or sometimes even boring. Starting from that I decided to use a different...

Global thinkers – Local Solvers: You want an ideal city, solve the problems of your city

 Picture provided by the author, attribution CC-By.  Introduction During the school year 2022-2023, the project Global Thinkers – Local Solvers was implemented as part of the eTwinning project “Artful STEAM Tellers, Creative STEAM Solvers.” The project aimed to promote the concept of an inclusive city through participatory design. Six...

Hey Mars, wait for us!

It is a STEAM project that includes multidisciplinary topics about Mars. Students did brainstorming and shared ideas on how it would be possible to form a liveable life on it. There are many aims, such as: improving language skills, creating awareness about Mars and building friendships among the students...

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...

What does Europeana offer for STEM teachers?

In 2014, 100 years had passed since the outbreak of World War I and, throughout Europe, quite a number of events were planned then under the auspices of the European Commission. The “Europeana 1914-1918” project arrived in Sibiu, my town, and the Library of “Lucian Blaga” University hosted it...

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The (unknown) Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Education

Image: shutterstock_387345829- Today we are living in the cusp of a new industrial revolution that differs from all the previous ones. It´s been coined as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (RI4) at the 2011 Hannover Fair. It comes in the sequence, obviously, of the other industrial revolutions: the first industrial revolution...

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STEAM family

Image: shutterstock_439647085 Welcome to “STEAM Family”, family workshops spreading the knowledge and interest of STEAM in society. Science and technology arise a travel through different everyday realities to build knowledge into family and complete a challenge at home enjoying. Real and virtual experimentation, and collaboration of institutions and companies complete...