DIGITAL LEARNING AND WATER SAVING ETWİNNİNG PROJECT

STE(A)M ENTEGRE LESSON PLAN

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It is necessary to raise awareness about ”water saving” affectiong the whole World in todey’s World where digital learning develops and water usage is impotant for providing hygiene. With web2 tools, students should be guided to find everyday problems and solutions while improving their design skills.

Subject(s)

SCIENCE: Offers original solutions for the effective and efficient use of home resources. It makes researches and offers solutions to protect the natural environment.

MATHEMATICS: Collects and evaluates  data. It makes evalutions with reference to specific events and situations.

TECHNOLOGY: Uses technological products in a way that does not harm themselves, others and nature.

DESİNG: Uses art elements and desing principles while creating visual art work.

Real Life Questions

Water is an exhaustible resource. Drought, climate change, depletion of water resources pose a threat to the continuity of the ecosystem.

Objectives

To help students find solutions to Daily life problems by using the basic disciplines(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learned in the course.

To reveal the abilities of the students.

To direct students to research and produce by using the knowledge in STEM fields and to gain problem solving skills. 

Link to STEM Careers

SCIENCE: Researcher, Climate Analyst, Ecologist, Environmental specialist;

MATHEMATICS: Analyst, Engineer, Information Literacy,

TECHNOLOGY: Computer Engineer, Information Literacy;

ENGINEERING:Technolog Trainer

Students’ age

7-11 Age

Time

Preparation Time: 50 minutes

Duration Of Education: 2 Months

Teaching Resources (Material and online tools)

Materials: Waste materials

Online Tools: Computer and camera.

21 st Century Skills

Developing students’ skills of efficiency, taking responsibility, cooperating, Patience, Reavhing information, curiosity, imagination.

Lesson Plan

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p1 st Lesson    Cartoons (30 Minutes)

The whole Project team gathered and we watched a movie about saving water. By saying ”Now you are the thrift hunters”, they are told to note the problems they see in their environment regarding water conservation and seek solutions. Students are divided into web2 tools groups according to their interests ( 1. Canva, 2. Answergarden, 3. Word Art, 4. Jigsaw Planet, 5. Chatter Pix)

p2 st Lesson   Mıxed Team Meetings (30 Minutes)

Problems  encoudtered are discussed in each group. Students desing with the group web2 tool. He leads his friends while his own subject is being taught in the classrooö. The teacher guides the students.

p3 st Lesson Canva (30 Minutes)

The Canva team’s work is Show to students. Explanation of group students are listened. Labels are designed as a classrooö, and students stick the labels at home.

p4 st Lesson   Answergarden (30 Minutes)

Students in the answergarden team explain the slogan-making activity to their classmates. The teacher guides.

p5 st Lesson   Word Art (30 minutes)

Explains the Word Art Team of the class. Students are asked about the Word and science that comes to mind about water saving. Word cloud is made though the application.

p6 st Lesson Jigsaw Planet (30 Minutes)

The Jigsaw Planet team of the class explains their work in the meeting to their friends. The students are guided to make a Picture about water saving and turn it into a puzzle game.

p7 st Lesson Chatter Pix (30 minutes)

The class’s Chatter Pix team shows off their work in the mixed meeting. The students are guided to make awareness work by making the water visual.

 p8 st Lesson We Have Guests (30 Minutes)

The whole Project team gadhered for the STEM Discovery Week. The SCAMPER Technique, which contributes to the creative thinking skills of the students, was introduced and the ”Merge” phase was applied.

Agricultural Engineer Honorable Dr. Meltem Avan, to our students; made a presentation on water saving and irrigation in agriculture. Then he answered the guestions of our students.

p9 st Lesson   Have Desing/ I Have Presentation (30 Minutes)

Students prepare product desing or presentations with the web2 they have learned in order to save water. The problems they encounter are discussed. Desing are tested and by students. Students add their designs or presentations to the padlet. An e-Exhibition is held with product promotion videos.

https://padlet.com/eybibilgin/ux07pni12aovgjep

 

Initial Evaluation

Parent and student survey are applied before the events.

https://twinspace.etwinning.net/163027/pages/page/1440003

Final Evaluation

Parent and students evatuation guestionnaires are applied.

https://twinspace.etwinning.net/163027/pages/page/1556454

Students Feedback

In order to internalize the importance of water saving in the classroom. the difference between the first situation and the last situation in the home water bills is evaluated.

https://twinspace.etwinning.net/163027/pages/page/1556454/edit

Teacher Feedback

The poetry and story work, which are the Project outputs, are given to the students in a book by thanking them.

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Project Outcomes

1.Public Service:

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2.Our eSafety Virtual Classroom: We enable our students to lear by having fun with games about safe internet.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ZAcwswIMne4Bab-AFmbSLmEbTDpiQs7Gcn7B7adGeUM/edit#slide=id.p

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3 Game Bank: Students Jigsaw Planet web2 tool Works have been turned into a game bank.

http://game%20bank/

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Teacher’s Views

We used the lesson plan as a draft in the Project. The teachers planned and applied according to the grade level and needs. The lesson plan was implemented by me without any problems.

Attachments

For more information and resources:

https://twinspace.etwinning.net/163027/home

Resourse and License

All images and videos belong to the author.(CC- BY)

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12 thoughts on “DIGITAL LEARNING AND WATER SAVING ETWİNNİNG PROJECT

  1. I was happy to be a part of this project from ANKARA 100th Year Primary School. It is an exciting and full project. My action teacher, thank you for your efforts.ANKARA 100.Yıl İlkokulu ‘ndan bu projede yer almaktan mutluluk duydum .Heyecanlı ve dolulu geçen bir projedir .Eylem öğretmenim emeklerine sağlık.

    • It was a pleasure working with you, my Ilknur center. Good luck to you too 🥰
      Seninle çalışmak çok keyifliydi İlknur öğretmenim. Senin de emeğine sağlık🥰

  2. I work as a classroom teacher at Şehit Faruk Erarslanoğlu Primary School. 3. I teach my classes. I applied the Stem Lesson Plan prepared by our teacher, Eylem Bilgin. Our lessons were efficient and good.
    I would like to thank our Eylem teacher for her work.

    • Good luck to you too, Ayşe teacher. It was such a pleasure working with you. Thank you.
      Senin de emeğine sağlık Ayşe öğretmenim. Seninle çalışmak çok keyifliydi. Teşekkür ederim🥰

  3. I am a 3rd grade teacher at 100.Yıl Primary School. I applied the STEM lesson plan prepared by the teacher of Eylem Bilgin in our lessons.

  4. As Özdemi̇r Gürocak Primary School, we were also involved in this project. We have integrated this plan into our lessons. I am very happy to be in such a project.

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