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Turkish students excel to European final with ‘Smart Recycling’ project


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The college students of Selçuk Yusuf Arslan, a Turkish instructor recipient of the Global Teacher Award within the competitors organized by India in 2018 and one of many 50 finest lecturers on the planet within the Global Teacher Prize, achieved proud success by reaching the ultimate stage of a contest to be held in German capital Berlin.

The college students of Arslan, who voluntarily selected to show at a vocational highschool, outperformed their friends at famend faculties worldwide,securing a spot within the finals of the “Future League” competitors specializing in sustainability.

Atatürk Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School college students Abdüssamed Kuru, Melissa Asya Yıldırım and Cafer Berat Gülsoy, beneath the mentorship of their lecturers Arslan and Timur Gündoğan, will current their recycling tasks in upcoming days in Germany. Only 10 groups have been featured to participate within the last of the Future League competitors in Berlin.

The nonprofit instructional initiative Science on Stage Germany initiated the “Future League” competitors throughout Europe to deal with environmental points and encourage younger folks to take accountability for a sustainable future.

Teachers and college students have been requested to develop class tasks that creatively deal with a number of of the 17 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Accordingly, groups from a complete of 17 nations responded to the decision and utilized. An worldwide jury consisting of STEM training, sustainability and innovation consultants then undertook the difficult process of choosing the highest 10 venture concepts. Among the chosen tasks was Altındağ Atatürk Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School within the capital Ankara.

The venture developed by the three college students is named “Smart Recycling.” With the assistance of a webcam, three servo motors and a self-programmed object recognition function, three trash bins have been constructed that determine waste glass, plastic and natural waste earlier than disposal, permitting the right trash bin to open mechanically.

Speaking to Sabah, Arslan mentioned: “At the end of each year, we organize a project exhibition. We try to motivate our students who succeed in design, robotics and software categories. Last year, we submitted the standout project of the exhibition, the ‘Smart Recycling’ project, to the Future League competition. The project became one of the 10 projects invited to the European finals, and we earned the right to represent our country in the final in Berlin.”

“I congratulate the students in the project team. Their achievements encouraged other friends at school. At the same time, contributing to a sustainable world with the project is also gratifying.”

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