Main subject: Math
related subject: Science, ICT
Duration: 90 minutes.
Age groups: Age 10, Age 11, Age 12
Submitted by: Kelly Kaukes
Students identify their zodiac signs. Students interpret the information they found online and about their zodiac sign. The students analyse if they can relate to how their personality is described in their horoscope.
Implemented digital tools:
Google search engine, Wikipedia
Supported digital competence for student:
Information and data literacy
Elaboration of the competences:
Students search for reliable information online.
Preparing a worksheet with all the star signs and the equivalent dates, and a gap filling exercise where students have to write down their own, their parents’, their best friend’s, their teacher’s and a freely chosen person’s birthday and zodiac sign. Printing out the worksheets. Booking the computer lab.
Students go to the computer lab. The teacher explains that there are horoscopes that describe each of the zodiac signs. She/he further explains that next the students are going to find out what the horoscope says about their zodiac sign in the internet. The teacher reminds the students of how to use the Google search engine and how to find reliable information. The students have to find answers to the questions provided: How is your zodiac sign characterized? Is there something true about you or not in the description?
Students share what they found out and if they agree to what they read about their zodiac sign. The teacher also asks them to describe why they think it characterizes them or not.
Implemented needed devices:
A PC or a tablet