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What is your favourite subject? And the one you like least?

What is your favourite subject? And the one you like least?

These two questions  began with the activity that the CESIE proposed to a class of the ICS Rita Borsellino. “Mathematics” was the answer of most of the pupils. So let’s talk about Maths! The pupils tested two of the 100 activities created by the OTA project...

PRESS RELEASE – Education Centre Geoss – 24/03/2023

PRESS RELEASE – Education Centre Geoss – 24/03/2023

Science through Art Erasmus+ project OTA – Online teaching Advancement – Science through Art started in April 2021. One of the main project’s objective is to equip educators of primary or secondary education (teachers of science subjects) in formal settings with...

PRESS RELEASE – Heureka – 15/03/2023

PRESS RELEASE – Heureka – 15/03/2023

101 learning materials for middle schools How to teach the most challenging contents of mathematics, chemistry and physics in middle school? Answers to this question were sought in the international OTA (Online Teaching Advancement) project. Teachers across Europe...

Finnish Piloting

Finnish Piloting

46 pupils and 3 teachers took part on a piloting day at Isoniittu School at Klaukkala, Finland. Children were excited to have something scientific from Heureka to experience. Four Activities were offered: Archimedes Experiment, where they measured volumes of several...

Multiplier events in Slovenia

Multiplier events in Slovenia

In Slovenia we organized 2 multiplier events. First took place on 27. 2. 2023 at the The Faculty of Education of the University of Ljubljana. Presenters of Education centre Geoss and Primary school of Litija stepped in a class full of future primary school teachers,...

Heureka organized two Multiplier events for teachers

Heureka organized two Multiplier events for teachers

Heureka organized two Multiplier events for teachers. First one 9.2.2023 was part of the Teachers’ Night programme, with a OTA presentation for all the 70 participants, and workshops were held for 27 participants. The Workshops were: Archimedes Experiment Citrus Rays...

Pilot Testing In Slovenia – Primary School Litija

Pilot Testing In Slovenia – Primary School Litija

In Primary School Litija we pilot tested 4 lessons plans in the period from December 2022 to February 2023. Among them was 1 physics and 3 different math OTA activities. Altogether 117 pupils were engaged in piloting, aged between 12 and 14. Primary School of Litija...

Testing the OTA learning activities in Cyprus

Testing the OTA learning activities in Cyprus

With the aim of supporting school teachers deliver more interesting and interactive science lessons, the OTA partnership has developed 101 activities, combining Art with Maths, Physics and Chemistry. All activities are now available on our e-Learning platform, which...

Art Can Teach Us

Art Can Teach Us

The OTA project shows that art can teach us chemistry, physics and mathematics. This is demonstrated in the videos produced by the Finnish Science Centre Heureka and filmed in the Finnish National Gallery Ateneum Art Museum. Filmed in front of the classic paintings,...

PRESS RELEASE – Heureka – 18/11/2022

PRESS RELEASE – Heureka – 18/11/2022

Natural sciences and art come together in Heureka's Science on Art workshop day on 26.11 The Science on Art workshop day organized in Heureka offers five different workshops on Saturday, November 26. between 12:00 and 16:00. In the workshops, various phenomena of...

Meeting in CYPRUS

Meeting in CYPRUS

The OTA project is still in a great condition. Activities to promote the STEAM approach in the teaching of science subjects - physics, chemistry and mathematics - are being finalised. To ensure that they are implemented in the best possible way, the project partners...

A new narrative of scientific subjects through the OTA methodology

A new narrative of scientific subjects through the OTA methodology

The STEAM methodology aims to revolutionise the traditional concept of teaching because it substantially changes its connotations and the role of those involved. The traditional school approach develops its potential in the dual relationship between teacher and...

Meeting in Slovenia

Meeting in Slovenia

In June, the Education Centre Geoss hosted a partner meeting for the Erasmus+ project OTA - Online Teaching Advancement - Science through Art. The first day - Wednesday, 8 June: We met in Ljubljana, Slovenia, with the project partners from the National Gallery of...

An interdisciplinary approach to preventing social exclusion at school

An interdisciplinary approach to preventing social exclusion at school

The education system is adapting to changing times by embracing interdisciplinary teaching! The OTA project was born out of the need to address the learning gap caused by distance learning in response to the pandemic; an event that has affected the world in absolute...

Meeting in Finland

Meeting in Finland

The OTA project - Online Teaching Advancement (OTA) - Science Through Art is in full swing. The second partner meeting and first live one was organised by our partners from Finland - the Heureka Science Centre in Vaanta. It took place on 6 and 7 October 2021, when we...