Kids Inspire Kids for STEAM

Kristof Fenyvesi, Tony Houghton, José Diego-Mantecón, Elizabeth Crilly, Adrian Oldknow, Zsolt Lavicza, Teresa Blanco
2017 STEAM  
The goal of the Kids Inspiring Kids in STEAM (KIKS) project was to raise students' awareness towards the multi-and transdisciplinary connections between the STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), and make the learning about topics and phenomena from these fields more enjoyable. In order to achieve these goals, KIKS project has popularized the STEAM-concept by projects based on the students inspiring other students-approach and by utilizing new technologies,
more » ... technologies, tools, open educational resources, and everyday items and materials. Through the students-inspiring-other-students-approach, we have aimed to get participating students developing STEAM activities for other students in their own local context and in a wider European physical and virtual community. English, Finnish, Hungarian and Spanish children were participating in the project.
doi:10.5642/steam.20170301.21 fatcat:ok7c6fg3ozdzlbyt2jigavldua