Opening up the world of the states of matter: liquids – part 1

There are many states of matter.  The most common ones are solids, liquids and gases. These are also the three states of matter within easy reach of a home, parent and child. Previously we studied solids. This time we focus on liquids. In liquids the atoms are able to move and are no longer contained … Continue reading Opening up the world of the states of matter: liquids – part 1

Finding solutions and searching for the element – Interview with Maarit Korhonen

Maarit has a 30 year history in teaching in grades 1-6 in Turku, Espoo and Helsinki. A while back she got fed up with how everything was organised, so she started to change things. In her class the students don’t sit in front of school desks, but on couches, rocking chairs and where ever they … Continue reading Finding solutions and searching for the element – Interview with Maarit Korhonen