Health Innovation with STEM

Health Innovation¬† with STEM is an eTwinning ¬†project. With this project, we asked our students to come up with solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic. Teachers from Turkey, Portugal and Jordan participated in our project. In our project, we wanted to create inavosian in health. for this reason, we took advantage of the STEM education approach. We’ve prepared our plans. We practiced it in our classrooms. We’ve prepared the students for the problem situations. Students have created solutions to these problems using STEM disciplines.

Making a Stethoscope

Our first activity was the preparation of stethoscopes for students. Firstly we presented the students with a problem situation. Diseases have increased in the hospital. Doctors don’t have stethoscopes.¬† What kind of product would you design? Secondly, we asked the students to design using waste materials from their homes. Finally, the students made their designs. They presented it to their friends in a live class.

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Healthy Living Area

As a necessity of today, we need to bring our living spaces to healthy conditions. We need moving environments and stimulants to get out of static environments. Based on this problem, they thought of the students to arrange their living spaces.

In order to draw attention to the subject, an introduction to the lesson is made by watching a video about the areas and troubles of an obese child.

The students wanted to start this business from their own classes. First, they created a space to design their classes. They chose the materials to use: Paper, scissors, pencil, cardboard, glue, etc.

Our Healthy Classroom Area – A selection of pictures is the author’s own- (Attribution CC-BY)
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