As part of the 2021 STEM Discovery Campaign, events were held using six resources in the Scientix Resource Repository. The events were held between 15 February – 24 March 2021 at Konya Ereğli Science and Art Center with 30 students between the ages of 8-10. As all over the world, schools in Turkey have switched to distance education after February 2020 as part of the fight against the covid19 pandemic. On March 8, 2021, face-to-face training started. That’s why we’ve done some of our activities remotely and some of them face-to-face. Distance education activities were carried out through the TEAMS account defined by our school for teachers and students. Our face-to-face activities were held in our classroom.
Description of Activities
Event1: The Dancing Doll
In this event, a multidisciplinary approach was used to introduce STEM concepts and competencies in different subject areas at the same time, including mathematics, measurement, power, mechanics, numbers, creativity, transfer of comprehension.
A doll figure was used in the resource. Instead, it was stated that we could use any figure. We used the Whirling Dervish figure for this.Continue reading