Plásticos de Usar y Tirar

English Este proyecto tuvo lugar en el colegio Zola de Villafranca durante la feria STEM+A (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Arts) (Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Matemáticas y Arte) y en colaboración con el programa beZola. La feria estaba enfocada a concienciar a alumnos y familias del problema que generan los residuos para que puedan actuar en…Read more Plásticos de Usar y Tirar

Building Pyramids

Español We have been working on basic structural concepts and ideas in this activity. They would build one paper pyramid out of square-base small pyramids, and the challenge was to put together as many as they could to build the largest pyramid. As a source of inspiration, we began taking a look to the Giza…Read more Building Pyramids

Designing Chairs

Español "A chair is only finished when someone sits in it." Hans J. Wegner, furniture designer   We have designed chairs. It was one of the most interesting sessions we have had. A chair is a simple but elaborate object that can spark really engaging conversations. We began talking about chair design. We talked about…Read more Designing Chairs

Spaghetti Structures

Español This is a very popular activity to do with children; specially in hands-on projects involving engineering, science, maths, and technology, like the activities centered in what is called STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) education. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqcI8WQCo6M After making this activity I can see why building a structure with spaghetti is such a success. Besides…Read more Spaghetti Structures

Hacemos Casas en Clase

English Este proyecto lo hicimos en la clase de Year 1 (Tercero de Infantil) del Colegio Internacional Endaze.  Estuvimos trabajando con los profesores en una sesión de dos horas y media en la clase, dentro del horario escolar. La idea era conectar la actividad con los objetivos y materias que están dando dentro del Programa…Read more Hacemos Casas en Clase