Virtual StarT Science Club for kids


Welcome to the StarT GoEdu! -virtual science club!

The StarT GoEdu! virtual science club inspires kids and youngsters to observe the environment and to carry out their own investigations related to their own interests. The tasks in the virtual club are directed at 3rd-7th graders, but anyone is free participate! The virtual club is a part of StarT.

StarT GoEdu! -virtual club focuses on the following StarT-themes: Everyday mathematics, health and wellbeing, and stars and space. By participating you get to build miniature buildings, take a field-trip to a trash can, and programme your own games. You can watch the StarT GoEdu! -videos at your own pace, and  each of them has instructions for carrying out your own inquiry. The format and scope of the investigation are entirely free of choice. Welcome along!

Participating in the StarT GoEdu -virtual club

The virtual club was carried out 26.10.-30.11.2017 and during this time a new club video was released weekly on the StarT-website.  You can now find all the videos below and participate at your own pace. Participants watch the club videos and carry out their own investigations according to the instructions. With the help of a guardian, participants can also report their investigations on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtags #startluma and #startgoedu. On Facebook you can post your pictures or videos on the StarT – Facebook page. We cannot wait to see what you accomplish!

Participation is free of charge

Participation in the club is entirely free of charge.

More information

Inquiries and contact: LUMA Centre, University of Helsinki, luma-keskus ((at))

Club videos: dates and weekly themes

1. Mathematics around us

2. Nature and environment

3. Well-being

4. Stars and space

5. Home, culture and internationality

6. Technology around us

Would you like to continue your investigations?

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