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Primary Level Young Makers Programming & Making Electronics with Snap4Arduino

  • Alfredo Pina
  • Iñaki Ciriza
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 560)

Abstract

The main goal of this study is to show that young makers (8–12 years old) are able to start programming & making electronics with Snap4Arduino, and that this is a way to have (already trained) Makers for secondary level education. We have performed a feasibility study of the Snap4Arduino as an educational tool for elementary school students. The study has been conducted as part of a certified course carried out by the Pamplona’s Planetarium where different skills such as learning to learn or sense of initiative and entrepreneurship were evaluated through a PrBL project based learning methodology. Cooperative learning was achieved focusing on teamwork attitude and behavior.

Keywords

Snap4Arduino Young makers Primary education 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We would like to thank the Planetarium of Pamplona and in particular Diana Gonzalez for giving us the opportunity of implementing the course and for all their support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Math & Computer Engineering DepartmentPublic University of NavarraPamplonaSpain

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