It's Back to School for children around the world and that goes for refugee children as well. Whether in informal education settings at camps or community centers, Blossom Hill is working to ensure that conflict-affected children from the Middle East continue to learn and thrive.
Blossom Hill Fellow Erika Gillette was recently on the ground in Ioannina, Greece where she engaged children in informal education settings on how to use her science kits -- experiment-based toolkits for young learners in the refugee context. She is working to train teachers on STEM education so that refugee children have the opportunity to engage in science.
The children were very excited to work on the science kits and to conduct various experiments that demonstrate the concepts of conductors, insulators, force and motion among others. The experiments also help in the development of motor skills, English as a second language, and Greek as a second language.
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