Super senses, Klarup Skole, Denmark – DLaB Project Day 3

2018-05-01T13:42:34+00:00

The day started with a short presentation of different super senses some animals have and short discussion with the students about the topic. We discussed for example how a hawk can see its prey from over 1 500 meters away and how elephants use hearing and microsounds to communicate with each other over long distances. [...]

Moving to space, Klarup Skole, Denmark – DLaB Project Day 2

2018-05-01T13:18:24+00:00

The Space project day started with watching video presentations made prior the project day by partner schools in UK, Belgium and Norway as well as sharing our video. Each of the videos contained different information crucial for a successful travel in space or colonisation of a new planet. Topics introduced where photosynthesis, resource management (recycling), [...]

Size matters, Klarup Skole, Denmark – DLaB Project Day 1

2018-05-01T13:00:19+00:00

Students drew their own version of a bee but about 20 times larger This project day started with a minor setback, as the 6th grade that was supposed to be our class, was not at school during the project day because of a scheduling mistake. Instead, the class that had already prepared for [...]

Exploring the science behind different types of sounds

2018-03-27T15:19:07+00:00

In our 3rd DLaB Project Day, the hearing group had an exciting day where the students explored the science behind different types of sounds. The day started with a very insightful introduction and then continued according to the plan that we made: We used: 4 iPads Wave making machine Post-it notes Documents for first and [...]

The Marshmallow Catapult Challenge

2018-03-06T14:59:09+00:00

Marshmallow Catapult Challenge Charlotte Bennett, a student digital leader from the English DLaB team, recently took part in a STEAM Big Bang 2018 event with the University of Northampton at Silverstone Race Circuit. She carried out a marshmallow catapult challenge which was very popular. The children in groups constructed a small catapult using [...]

The Eldean Experience – STEAM, Nov 2017

2018-02-15T11:14:56+00:00

Stacey Ramm, a teacher from Duston Eldean School in England and part of our STEAM network has shared these slides describing a recent STEAM week at the school. The slide deck covers the objectives of: To discuss why we had a STEAM week To discuss how to engage the staff To show you what a [...]

DLaB STEM to STEAM day 2 Middle School Bruges – Experiencing team

2018-02-15T11:01:41+00:00

During the second DLaB STEM to STEAM day, the experiencing team in Middle School Bruges divided the students in two groups. The first group investigated what people and animals need to survive on another planet. They created a new world where we can go to if our world would not be liveable anymore. The other [...]

The Earth is going to be hit by an Asteroid! An example of experiencing STEAM

2018-02-16T13:25:29+00:00

DLaB Erasmus International Collaboration Day, 8th February 2018 Digital leaders studying Primary Education from the University of Northampton went to Standens Barn primary school where we participated in our second international collaboration day focusing on STEM to STEAM. Working with our Digital Learning Across Boundaries project partners from Belgium, Norway and Denmark, we completed a [...]

DlaB Project Day 2: Belgium, hearing, space

2018-02-15T11:11:48+00:00

For full photos of the day, please see the Google Photos album Our pupils really enjoyed their second project day which was centred around space. The day started off with a tweet telling the pupils they need to leave earth. The pupils tried to come up with creative solutions which they then modelled in 3D. [...]

DlaB Erasmus International Collaboration Day, 8th November 2017 – Belgium video

2018-02-15T11:16:02+00:00

The movie below is the result of the collaboration in the group experiencing STEAM during the DlaB Erasmus International Collaboration Day 1 between Belgium and England. The theme of the project day was ‘What if we could change size?’ So we created huge butterflies and we made a few scenario’s as final product of the [...]