Lida Schoen / Mei-Hung Chíu Ipoh, Malaysia, April 2010 (1). Amsterdam. Amsterdam. Claude Monet. Amsterdam in winter. Science Across the World (1). Largest global schools network. Website. http://www.scienceacross.org. Science Across the World (2).
Ipoh, Malaysia, April 2010 (1)
Largest global schools network
Exchange programme between schools world wide (149 countries), based ontwofoundations:existing resources for students (age 10-16)anda database with>8211teachers
English and many other languages (e.g. Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Arabic), Malaysian?
topics web based or downloadable
topic work:4-6 hour
data collection / translation: 1 hour
discussion received information:1 hour
Chemistry in Our Lives topic, students prepare their own chemical product and share their methodology with others.
Bright pink nail polish made from gumamela flowers in the Philippines and laundry soap from vegetable oil and banana stalks in Singapore.
Searching for schools through the online database (teacher can provide students with students’ password);
researching using topic data and hotlinks;
completing and sending Exchange Forms via email;
using new Web 2.0 possibilities, including educational video conferencing;
creating school web sites related to the Exchange Form;
creating and using spreadsheets (graphics).Meaningful use of ICT
Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise can provide students with students’ password);
Last developed topics, new approach:
Exchanging ‘human’ can provide students with students’ password);science culture
Learn about your own culture;
understand and appreciate your own culture;
learn about another culture;
understand and appreciate (the) other culture(s).
Contribution to world peace