We started our The Silent Scream OfWatereTwinning project on 3 October 2020, which started with the participation of 19 teachers and 137 students from 6 different countries.
What is the purpose of our project?
Approximately 1.3 billion people in the world do not have enough drinking water and 2.3 billion people crave for healthy water. Some estimates suggest that by 2025, over 3 billion people will face water scarcity. The future of water is adversely affected by the increasing population in economic processes, climate change and the rapid increase in consumption. Conscious use of water is only possible by knowing the concepts such as water footprint and water literacy. For this reason, our project was created to raise awareness of secondary school students on conscious water use. In our project, it is aimed to raise individuals who are responsible for the solution of social problems, who can think creatively and analytically, who can produce solutions that differ based on cooperation, and who adopt the principle of lifelong learning with sustainable environmental awareness. absorbed social and technological developments and their relationship with the environment.
In this lesson, a plan is prepared for 8th grade students. The introduction to the lesson starts with a story. On this story; Mathematics and science subjects are included. Students then benefit from the discovery steps in the process and the informatics in deepening. They also acquire 21st Century skills. They see that new professional groups are not really foreign in life. It just got some technology involved. Working in the field, Ali helps his father and grows the crops. Crops are ground. Now they will produce new materials and put them on the market. Entrepreneurship and economy will come into play. Well, how many square meters of the owned field – how many trees and vineyards are in it. How many kilos have been collected from these grapes and how much is the amount of vinegar obtained. How to make a quality vinegar. You will learn these in the course content. If they want to increase their income, they will learn new agricultural techniques. He should research biotechnology. It will visualize the tree and vineyard planting in the field with the tinkercad. Maybe they may need to buy new agricultural equipment. What processes are required for vinegar, can you change the materials?
Attribution CC BY. This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, if they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.
Please list in detail the subjects taught in this lesson and briefly explain why specific subjects and teachers were chosen, including the link of the non-STEM subjects and their use in improving the lesson.
I am a science teacher, our topic is physical chemical change, so we worked with a science teacher, a mathematics teacher, a Turkish teacher, and an informatics teacher. Our science teacher explained how to create a hypothesis based on the example and how the changes occur in meals. The math teacher taught all problems to tabulate the gain to be obtained by proportionality method and percentage problems. The Turkish teacher exemplified story formation and inference. The Information Technologies teacher provided visualization of the event by designing. They discovered tinkercad and phet.