The Science Centre within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes will be launching The Hunt: Kids’ Virtual Science Questfor primary students in Year 3 to Year 6. The Hunt will take place virtually on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 10:00am. Participants are kindly requested to follow instructions provided on the Facebook group – The Hunt: Kids’ Virtual Science Questto login the virtual treasure hunt. Interested participants are kindly requested to register their interest by not later than Wednesday 20th May 2020 by compiling the registration form in the following LINK. The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes will be awarding prizes to the first three participants in each category. Science kits awarded are sponsored by the HSBC Malta Foundation. For more info kindly refer to Letter Circular DLAP 128/2020.
Mr Alex Attard, a member of the Primary Science team, has taken up the initiative to create brief video clips, in the Maltese language, portraying hands-on and engaging primary science experiments with follow-up questions for students to research and investigate further. This initiative entitled Xjenza ma’ Xandru, can be accessed at https://youtu.be/HpUG0nx-VhM.
Click on this video to access Episode 1…more to follow soon !
During this time of school closures, the Department of Primary Science and Technology in Malta is making many new resources available online for students and educators alike. Visit the section ‘Young Scientists’ on their website, with lots of ideas and activities of how one can make interesting and fun activities using everyday objects!
Young Scientists (Malta)
The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes is launching HSBC STEM Challenge initiative for primary students in Year 3 to Year 6. The aim of the initiative is to engage young students and their caregivers in doing Science at home while nurturing and developing 21st Century life skills. Continue reading