STEM Discovery Week 2018 at Kareas High School

At Kareas High School we are going to take part in STEM Discovery Week 2018 with two activities/workshops:

1.Using the micro:bit to light up LEDs, change their brightness and play music.
We will build an electric circuit with the micro: bit, fruits and other conductors of electricity that will light up LEDs, play notes on a buzzer or our headphones and change the brightness of the LEDs. We will study the concepts of Open, Closed Electric Circuit, electric power source, electric current, earthing, electric conductors and insulators parallel and serial resistor connection, and from computer science the concepts of Input, Output, repetition, Event-Oriented Programming.


2. Temperature alarm for egg hatcheries.
Using the micro:bit
we will build a temperature alarm for egg incubators. Concepts to be studied are temperature measurement from first and second year physics, and from programming the selection structure, logical operators and / or and the visual directional programming.



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About vasilikiservou

I am an ICT teacher with 22 years work experience in the field I love teaching and I have the following qualifications: An honours degree in Physics from the School of Exact Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1991. A Master's Degree of Science in Computer Science, University of Dundee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sience-U.K., 1993. A master in Educational Studies (Continuing Education), Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, Distance Learning Course, 2012. Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, 1996. I am also Certified in the use and exploitation of ICT Research in educational teaching process Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Decision of General Secretary of Ministry of Education and REligious Affairs 12690/09.11.2015