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SummerSchool 01: Creating an App to monitor food waste in the community

This learning scenario is the base scenario to create an app to monitor and avoid food prevention. The idea is that groups (e.g. one class) develops an app to monitor the food usage of their families. An app is developed to monitor how much food is bought, consumed and wasted. After an intervention (developing ideas for food saving), the food waste should decrease.

Main Idea

SubjectComputer Science
Pedagogical Approach(Citizen Science) Prpblem Based Learning
CompetenciesApp development,
Using the App Inventor environment,
App user interface (screen design),
Using blocks and events,
Understanding and creating lists,
Adding elements to a list,
Application of data management techniques
Grades05 – 09
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