Monday, 15 March 2010

Tämä toimii - This works!

Tämä toimii! (This works!) technology competition for primary school students is underway. The regional preliminaries of the national competition will be held at TAMK on Friday the 19th of March.

17 000 primary school students all around Finland combine their skills in mathematics, Finnish, art and crafts when creating almost 4300 moving toys, their advertisements and a diary documenting their group's working process. 120 students from Tampere, Nokia, Sastamala, Ylöjärvi, Ikaalinen, Jokioinen, Hämeenkyrö, Pori, Ulvila, Mänttä-Vilppula, Pirkkala and Hämeenlinna take part in the preliminaries in Tampere.

The national technology competition for grades 1-6 has once again made it possible to use innovation process as a learning method. The results are magnificent: awesome and diverse moving toys, their advertisements and diaries of the process - there is no limit to the creativitiness of the students! Innovativeness is a skill you can learn!

For more information (in Finnish:)

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