FabLab: An Update
Since the June inauguration of the FabLab at Experimentarium 1502 MPEI, there have been a number of projects and activities.
Fun Science Learning at Igbobi College
On the 23rd of June, SEED scheduled a demo workshop to showcase the different SEED science kits available.
A New SEED Project: FabLab at Lyceum No. 1502
The first FabLab workshop for teachers and students was held April 25-27, 2011.
Seeds of Knowledge Produce Fruitful Results
Those who enjoy creating, inventing and trying new things, those who feel at ease with computers and those who care about environment and energy conservation once again gathered together at a SEED collaborative workshop…
Healthy Water Means a Healthy City
Students and teachers from our school attended four international SEED workshops that focused on global environmental themes. The workshops were held in the Russian cities of Tyumen, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, and Krasnoyarsk.
Energy Workshop: A Report from Nizhnevartovsk High School #14
Twenty-two schools sent their representatives to attend this event that was made possible thanks to 29 volunteers from HS #14.
Early Birds Get to Assemble Solar Water Heater SEEDKITS
A group of students from Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, Texas woke up early to spend their day assembling more than 200 Solar Water Heater SEEDKITS.
Alternative Energy Workshop in Strezhevoy
The workshop facilitated a major knowledge acquisition, raised environmental awareness among participants, and demonstrated how to form an appropriate approach to studying and addressing environmental issues, climate change and search for alternative power sources.
Solving Environment, Energy, and Safety Issues with Robotics
Forty young inventors worked in five teams under the guidance of six teachers.
Brazil Sets a New Record - Ten Workshops in 47 Days!
A total of ten workshops took place throughout Brazil. We used the Fruit Power SEEDKIT in nine of the events to teach students about electricity.
Egyptian Families Focus on Health, Safety, and the Environment
On Friday, 22 October 2010, WesternGeco held a family day in the village of Diarb Negm, Sharqeya, with the intention of raising awareness on health, safety, and environment (HSE).
A Little Taste of SEED
Have you ever looked at the SEED logo and thought about the sprouting seed that anchors the letters together?
The SEED staff in Sugar Land SEED, Texas, hosted a workshop for students, parents, and a local teacher at the SEEDLAB on Tuesday, July 27.
SEED Grows in Russia: Dream, Create, Achieve!
SEED celebrated its 10th anniversary in Russia by holding a creative SEED “learning while doing” workshop from May 4 to 6, 2010…
Student Projects Flourish at Thai Robotics Camp
We held the second “i-Tim” (Interactive Technologies for the Inventive Mind) robotics camp at the University of Chiang Mai, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
SEED Holds a School Collaborative Workshop in the Far East, Russia
A SEED school collaborative workshop was held at Lyceum No. 2, in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, from March 24th to the 26th, 2009.
SEEDKITS and Science make their way to Uganda
In March 2010, the Private Educational Development Network (PEDN) –a non-profit organization that promotes youth empowerment through social and financial services at schools in Uganda, hosted the two of us for a youth empowerment mission.
SEEDing Russia, One Workshop at a Time
In late March 2010, the Noviy Urengoy Vocational Training School hosted a collaborative SEED workshop for teachers and students.
Reflections on a SEED Workshop in Russia
Far away, in the heart of East Siberia there’s a wonderful city of Kmichrasnoyarsk…
A Workshop in Tyumen teaches the fundamentals of Road Safety, One Step at a Time
My name is Lyudmila Feodorovna Chernukhina, and I am the Russian language and literature teacher at High School #25 in Tyumen, Russia.
Electric Lemons Produce Shocking Results for Houston Students
My name is Tatiana Kazansky and I’m a student in the accounting and supply chain management school at the University of Houston. In January 2010 I lead a Fruit Power workshop at my former elementary school, Cynthia Ann Parker Elementary.
Robotics in Colombia
A seed is planted, a robotics club emerges, and students solve real world problems at a school in Colombia.
A SEED-Inspired Robotics Camp in Thailand
As a long-time SEED collaborator and fan, I have been involved with numerous SEED workshops around the world for many years. But when I moved back to Thailand in 2007, things became a bit quiet for me.
Teachers at a SEED School in Guatemala show their Passion and Commitment to Learning
The first SEED school in Guatemala, Escuela 15 de Septiembre JM in La Libertad, El Petén, Guatemala was inaugurated on July 27th, 2009
Volunteer Takes SEED Workshops to Ghana
"While on vacation in Ghana, I took the opportunity to volunteer my services, in support of the SEED program, to conduct science workshops at two Ghanaian schools–one of which is in my hometown…"
Elaine Negroponte is the founder of Cambodia–P.R.I.D.E., a non-profit foundation that brings innovative computer education to rural primary schools in Cambodia…
A School in Argentina uses low-cost SmartWired Tools to make a Big Impact
In July 2008, I was appointed SEED coordinator for Argentina and Chile by our Geomarket Manager, Carlos Aviles and Personnel Manager, Paola Mastrolorenzo.
Recently the idea of holding a workshop to teach children safe driving techniques came to my mind. I have children of my own and would like to share my knowledge with them, but how to do it presented a challenge…
Science Meets History and Culture at a Collaborative Workshop in Brazil
Brazil held Facilitator and Collaborative workshops in São Mateus, Espirito Santo, in May 2007. Both workshops took place at the State High School Santo Antonio.
Students in Atyrau Learn Water-play the SEED Way
For the students of School No. 1 in Atyrau, in western Kazakhstan just north of the Caspian Sea, the beginning of this new school year was rather special…SEED volunteers Piotr Mirovskiy and Alessia Pannese gave the students a chance to carry on with their research on the theme of water…
My Experience Facilitating a SEED Workshop in Port Said, Egypt
An energetic group of students from Port Said volunteered to participate in a 5-day workshop to learn about a topic of critical importance to their country: Water Pollution and Conservation…
Design That Withstands the Test of Time
Armed with knowledge, tools and creative ideas, students in recent Mexico City workshop went to work to design an energy-efficient Mexican dream house…
SEED Launches New Theme in Malaysia
SEED Launches New Theme in Malaysia
Responding to the launch of a new global theme for SEED activities—Climate Change and Energy—students in Kuala Lumpur spent a week in March designing variations of energy-efficient homes during this third SEED Workshop in Malaysia…
Earth Science at the Equator
Not only is Quito located on the Equator, it is also surrounded by several of the enormous volcanoes that make the Andes Mountains one of the most geologically active regions of the planet…
News and views from Malaysia’s 2nd SEED Collaborative Workshop
The week was planned to maximize learning and creativity, with ample doses of fun to keep our spirits high…
Students Explore Robotics at Ecuador’s First SEED Workshop
SEED Ecuador hosted its first collaborative workshop—the first one focused solely on robotics…
SEED Workshop Marks Important Firsts in Venezuela
A feeling of anticipation rang in the air as the volunteers from SEED Venezuela prepared the lab at the Hotel Stauffer in Maturin for the country’s first SEED Collaborative Workshop…
SEED Visits the Arctic
SEED hosted 18 students and 17 teachers from five cities at the first SEED Collaborative Workshop in Siberia…
The Volunteer Experience of Luis Suarez
I have wanted to facilitate a workshop in Venezuela for a long time. The dream finally materialised during April 6-12, 2005 at Pedro Pablo Rodriguez School in Ciudad Ojeda…
First SEED Collaborative Workshop in Malaysia
The first SEED Collaborative Workshop for students and teachers in Malaysia brought together eight schools from four states…
Mexico City Workshop Comes Alive
Students and teachers from eight SEED schools in Mexico worked on projects together during a week of brainstorming, sharing, simulating, prototyping and testing…
Water Ways, Malaysia
SEED brings together scientists, teachers and students for an intensive hands-on workshop on Malaysia’s most precious resource…
Water Works in the Middle East
SEED brings together students and teachers from Egypt, Oman, Syria and Yemen for an intensive five-day workshop on Earth’s most valuable resource…
Launching the Water Project in Egypt
The students at Orman School in Cairo sampled and tested water from this most crucial and valuable water resource, the Nile River…
SEED Workshop for Students and Teachers in Reynosa
SEED team members, MIT graduate students and fifty students and teachers from three SEED schools came together in Reynosa, Mexico for the second in a series of workshops…
Active Learning in Villahermosa
The activity inside two classrooms at Villahermosa Centro Educativo Integral No 1 was intense during the SEED Summer Institute Workshop focused on the study of water issues…
Students in Thailand Join the SEED Water Project
For one week each, in two different schools, students, teachers and volunteers began working on this comprehensive project revolving around water issues, team work and communication…
H2O and Crickets à GoGo!
From June, 2nd to June, 5th at Sugar Land, Texas, Schlumberger employees attended a workshop where they shared ideas and built new water quality sensors to be used in the SEED Water Project…