About TWIST

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    Team Working of 7 classes in Spain, Germany, Esthonia, Tunisia, Belgium, and Greece in Science/Technology on “micro:climate”. Our students will use microcontrollers (micro:bit/ arduino) to create simple weather stations, exchange data in a shared database and compare the findings among the partner schools. They will form a community od inquire in basic concepts in coding and programming and also in environmental issues that have to do with the climate change and how this is related with the weather they observe and report. A freestyle part of our team work is dedicated on students' inspiration and collaboration to create projects that are driven by their motivation, their interest  and their experience in the project.

    AIMS

    Our main aim is a meaningful transdisciplinary approach of a “hot topic”. We will try our students to develop their ICT competences, critical thinking and creativity using microcontrollers in Science classes and their collaborative competencies with the integration of eTwinning into regular curriculum courses

    We hope that our students will be able to:

     conceive and use appropriately basic weather concepts ( temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure…)

     understand the difference between weather and climate

     approach the concept of “climate change”

     work effectively on basic Computer Science -programming- concepts while exploring the use of microcontrollers

     create simple projects using microcontrollers according to their interests

     build weather stations based on microcontrollers

     use spreadsheets to record and interpret meteorological data

     develop their imagination and creativity by extra production that they will propose

     

    EXPECTED RESULTS

     A “gallery” of simple students’-guided projects using microcontrollers

     Weather stations and database with the readings from partner classes

     A public twinspace with all the working process monitored and recorded and the final productions and findings embedded