A total number of 16 student teams from 16 High Schools (Junior and Senior) participated in F1 in Schools National Finals hosted at the American College Center for STEM Education in Thessaloniki Greece, from 24th to 26th April 2015.
Reset, a team of students from the American Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, crowned the F1 in Schools Greece National Champions 2015.
In second place was Road Runners, a team of students from the Ellinogermaniki Agogi school in Athens.
The third placed team was Veloc Racing from the Hellenic American College Psychicou in Athens.
All the above teams won the opportunity to represent Greece in the 2015 World Championships in Singapore.
A parallel implementation of the ISE Demonstrators F1 in Schools and F1 in Schools Challenge – Connection to STEM concepts and principles was also organized.
A total number of 206 students participated in the Lessons, and a total number of 147 students answered all PSC Questions.
Besides answering the PSC questions, each team/class submitted an up to 20pages Portfolios and 10min Verbal Presentation describing the five learning activities (Orienting, Design, Planning, Investigation, and Analysis) of inquiry-based teaching that they implemented within the F1 in Schools technology competition.
Assessment items (Key Performance Indicators) specified by the regulations of the F1 in Schools competition were used by the judging committee to evaluate the outcomes of the 16 teams/classes and award their efforts. Students also learn during the assessment process, it is not simply a “grade” that is tacked on at the end of a paper.