Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

The FeSTEM Platform: creating meaningful relationships with experts in the field

The FeSTEM community platform (https://festem.network/) was developed as part of the FeSTEM project (https://festemproject.eu/) that is co-funded by the Erasmus+ program. It is an e-mentoring platform that aims to link Higher Education (HE) students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with experienced mentors in the field. More specifically,...

Green Behavior Code

Green Behavior Code is an eTwinning project that involves 4 countries (Spain, Italy, Romania and Tunisia), 105 students and 4 teachers. We aim to make pupils aware that our behaviors affect deeply and irreparably the environment. They need to think about alternative behaviors, more environmentally-conscious. In this project, pupils...

STEM Adventure in Nature – Integration of Nature and STEM Activities

Our STEM adventure in nature project aims to provide STEM integration to our students through nature-oriented activities. The subjects that students are most curious about in nature constitute the starting point of our project. The project subjects are plant cultivation, what the roots of plants do, the water cycle,...

Student question-based inquiry in climate change teaching

Climate change is a complex topic with several aspects to take into consideration and it requires exploring new approaches and new ways of teaching. As our students will face the effects of climate change, I think we need to start involving them in the learning process in a very...

muffin baskets

Muffin Baskets

Abstract Eighth graders were asked to investigate how the speed of a falling body depends on the height from which the body is dropped. As a body, paper muffin baskets had to be used and dropped from different, relatively small heights, and the falling time measured. For more accurate...

A digital journey

Let’s orient ourselves, a digital journey

School is a microcosm: it reflects the changes that society experiences outside. In the last two years, the world has become an unpredictable scenario, where all certainties are shattered: meetings, programmes and schedules are skipped. The same happened in schools all over the world. A Coronavirus, one of the...

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...

STEM for sustainability and digital citizenship – Building Meteorology Station

Our children need to develop their creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem-solving skills and use 21st-century skills correctly. I believe it is time to encourage every stakeholder in the education field to organize activities that will raise awareness about these issues by highlighting the relevant skills students...

Innovation in Education During a Period of Social Isolation

As of March 31, 185 countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and South America announced their school and university closings. “Students, their parents, and educators around the world are feeling the extraordinary ripple effect of the novel coronavirus as schools are shutting down and quarantine methods...